dumpster as park, mini public park, swimming pool

Michael Bernstein's Futopia

In the past we’ve seen dumpsters transformed into adhoc-ish swimming pools. Even easier to do is to turn dumpsters into giant planters, the brain child of designer Michael Bernstein called “Ten Yards of Futopia.” Imagine them scattered around a city. They’d act like mobile public parks, bringing blasts of NATURE (from gardens to forests) to urban settings. Since dumpsters come in all different sizes, the mini parks could be tailored to various spaces. We’d paint em to get rid of the ultra gritty aspect and perpetuate the new illusion: futopia…

via designboom

Related posts: cars as paint brushes and other guerrilla activities
how to be a guerrilla gardener
recession-inspired strategies for urban spaces
myeongbeom kim’s forest bed

2 Responses to dumpster as park, mini public park, swimming pool

  1. mary jane wise 10.08.2012 at 3:26pm #

    I love blogs…I know you put alot of work into this venture, and I am proud of you for doing it. thank you, sincerely, mary

  2. Sally 10.08.2012 at 8:42pm #

    Hey, thanks so much for your words. They are a tonic!

Leave A Comment

subscribing = loving

If the Improvised Life is a source of creativity, inspiration, ideas and change in your daily life, please consider becoming a Friend with Benefits. A little bit goes a long way towards helping us publish fresh AD-FREE content each day.