Public Modern Seating Area From Tires After Strong Earthquakes In New Zealand

Editor   December 14, 2013   Comments Off on Public Modern Seating Area From Tires After Strong Earthquakes In New Zealand

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After the strong earthquake in New Zealand in 2011 to the subsequent reconstruction of many public areas remained in Christchurch empty and inanimate. In order to alleviate this lack of public spaces, the local designer Carl developed Menary the use of waste products and created a robust, contemporary Foundation. Menary has designed ReTyre, a design from which an old tire into a comfortable seat. The stable clips create pressure in the tyre and thus form a durable foundation, boob you can sit. The tires can serve as benches or used as individual chairs for special events or social gatherings.

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Christchurch earthquake killed 185 people have come, it has caused the worst disaster in the city centre and in the eastern suburbs and is considered the most expensive disaster in the history of New Zealand. For the local, industrial designer Carl Menary became the city center a wasteland with no public facilities for the residents. He decided to do something and to take care of the problem at the same time.

Original way to reuse old tires

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The simple ReTyre system involves the consumption of four which flatten the tire walls and let stable and comfortable when sitting. It takes only about 90 seconds to install it, but it is very difficult to develop it. This design covered seats, which together still a simple PIN between the ReTyre. In series can or circles to be classified. They are used in the parks as benches or at bus stops.

A number of seats

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Menary told us, was his goal “easy and cheap to create robust, applicable in public areas”. Menary also cooperates with the popular group of gap filler, enthusiasts who strive for creative projects on the undeveloped land in Christchurch during the ongoing reconstruction.

Practically applicable

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Wise designer idea

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Not only sustainable and functional, but also ergonomic

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A bit to revive the empty public areas

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