FastCompany Magazine

The official Tumblr of Fast Company.

This Is An Air Conditioner Igloo, Because Running Our AC Means Destroying Igloos
Air-conditioning units are like the acne of apartment buildings. But not only are they ugly; they also demand quite a bit of electricity, which too often results in the burning of fossil fuels. In order to highlight the issue, one artist decided to make AC units unavoidable—by placing 45 of them in the bustling Serbian capital of Belgrade, where people couldn’t help but look.
"Some people got angry, because I put all this trash in the middle of the pedestrian area," she wrote. "Some people liked it, because you could chill out inside like in a little shelter and smoke or drink. Some others started a discussion about climate change on a Serbian blog. That’s why I love to work in public space, because you get an immediate response from passersby."
Read More>

This Is An Air Conditioner Igloo, Because Running Our AC Means Destroying Igloos

Air-conditioning units are like the acne of apartment buildings. But not only are they ugly; they also demand quite a bit of electricity, which too often results in the burning of fossil fuels. In order to highlight the issue, one artist decided to make AC units unavoidable—by placing 45 of them in the bustling Serbian capital of Belgrade, where people couldn’t help but look.

"Some people got angry, because I put all this trash in the middle of the pedestrian area," she wrote. "Some people liked it, because you could chill out inside like in a little shelter and smoke or drink. Some others started a discussion about climate change on a Serbian blog. That’s why I love to work in public space, because you get an immediate response from passersby."

Read More>

  1. diananoias reblogged this from dhidalgom
  2. dhidalgom reblogged this from fastcompany and added:
    Iglú moderno
  3. asiancanuck reblogged this from fastcompany
  4. teatimeposts reblogged this from fastcompany
  5. pastorbait reblogged this from hacking-curriculum
  6. hacking-curriculum reblogged this from fastcompany
  7. simulexist reblogged this from fastcompany
  8. vib3seeker reblogged this from spacefly33
  9. spacefly33 reblogged this from fastcompany
  10. fromthefairyfort reblogged this from fastcompany
  11. omgdiantheuniverse reblogged this from fastcompany
  12. sundaysweet reblogged this from fastcompany and added:
    This Is An Air Conditioner Igloo, Because Running Our AC Means Destroying Igloos Air-conditioning units are like the...
  13. skything reblogged this from fastcompany
  14. jinkiesitssara reblogged this from fastcompany
  15. dangaukka reblogged this from fastcompany
  16. lukcojt reblogged this from fastcompany
  17. nulnvoid reblogged this from fastcompany
  18. alexgrinch reblogged this from fastcompany