A Home in Your Pocket for Wherever You May Roam

Mar 25, 2013 4:43PM

If, like Woody Guthrie lamented, you’ve got no home and are just roaming around, you still need shelter from the storms of spring, the scorching summer heat, the autumn winds, and the chill of winter. In the Applied Design exhibition that recently opened at the Museum of Modern Art, a giant golden cube that caught my attention turned out to be a rather creative solution to portable shelter.

Image: Chasing down a skyward “Basic House II” (courtesy the artist)


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