Adhocism: The Case for Improvisation

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Forty years later, San Francisco's Panhandle Bandshell was a direct descendant of Drop City, where designers Rebar and Finch Mob Collective-

"demonstrate through creative reuse of materials that a beautiful structure can be built from material that would otherwise have been thrown away, raising collective awareness of our impact on the environment." The outer skin is made by overlapping seventy-five automobile hoods; The underside of the car hoods will be painted a silver color and the structural support arches will be covered with computer circuit panels. The back wall will be crafted from stacked plastic drinking water bottles and will be illuminated with low-powered, amber-colored LED solar-powered lights.

More in Treehugger at The Doors at the Panhandle Bandshell and ScrapEden: Recycled Public Art

Credit: Panhandle Bandshell site

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