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Floating Corrugated Cities

These Cardboard Urban Cities by Nina Lindgren are Breathtaking

— July 19, 2014 — Art & Design
Incredibly talented Swedish designer Nina Lindgren recently created these breathtaking urban cities constructed solely from cardboard sheets. The cities are bound together to create a hanging chandelier-like object that viewers can look at from all angels.

Lindgren is a designer as well as an illustrator that has a knack for creating interesting and unique constructions entirely out of cardboard. These cityscape structures, fittingly titled 'Floating City,' are made from various sheets of cardboard stacked together to build tiny homes. The cardboard houses are arranged in a spherical design so that viewers can visualize how an urban community is essentially a circle of life. The cities are hung from the ceiling at the Art Gallery Art Rebels in Copenhagen for art enthusiasts to explore and enjoy.
Trend Themes
1. Cardboard Construction - Opportunity for disruptive innovation in sustainable architecture by utilizing cardboard as a primary building material.
2. Urban Circular Design - Opportunity for disruptive innovation in urban planning by adopting a circular design that emphasizes a sense of community and interconnectedness.
3. Interactive Art Exhibitions - Opportunity for disruptive innovation in the art industry by creating immersive and engaging exhibitions that allow viewers to interact with the artwork.
Industry Implications
1. Architecture - Opportunity for disruptive innovation in architectural design and construction methods by exploring sustainable and unconventional materials like cardboard.
2. Urban Planning - Opportunity for disruptive innovation in urban planning and city design by incorporating circular concepts that foster a sense of community and sustainability.
3. Art - Opportunity for disruptive innovation in the art industry by creating dynamic and interactive exhibitions that push the boundaries of traditional art experiences.
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