Chapanalgas

ʘ 2008 Madrid

✎ Rodrigo García

☄ Lots of contemporary cities streets are full of bollards. The only thing you can do with them is hit your shin. If you try to sit down, even if they have the perfect high, your bottom will suffer. This issue gave birth to “Chapanalgas” an urban seat that can be adapted to every type of bollard. It provides an ergonomic surface that allows the people to sit down on the public space.



Colillas en Flor

ʘ 2007 Chile

✎ Rodrigo García

☄ Reconvert the action of throwing out a cigarette butt to plan a flower. Reuse and objet take away live, to bring something to life. Cigarette with small seeds of Eschscholtzia californica inside the filter. Cellulose acetate keeps humidity making it easy for the seeds to germinate.

ø 26x8x37mm¡and growing! The Eschscholtzia californica is a wild flower that grow in all the terrains and can bloom during all the months of the year.

♯ Acetanisole, Acetic Acid, Acetoin, Acetophenone, 6-Acetoxydihydrotheaspirane,2-Acetyl-3- Ethylpyrazine, 2-Acetyl-5-Methylfuran, Acetylpyrazine, 2-Acetylpyridine, 3-Acetylpyridine, 2-Acetylthiazole, Aconitic Acid, dl-Alanine, Alfalfa Extract, Allspice Extract,Oleoresin, and Oil, Allyl ,exanoate, Allyl Ionone, Almond Bitter Oil, Ambergris Tincture, Ammonia, Ammonium Bicarbonate, Ammonium Hydroxide,Ammonium Phosphate Dibasic, Ammonium Sulfide, Amyl Alcohol, Amyl Butyrate, Amyl Formate, Amyl Octanoate, alpha-Amylcinnamaldehyde, Amyris Oil, trans-Anethole, Angelica Root Extract, Oil and Seed Oil, Anise Anise Star, (...)a long etcetera and 2 seeds of Eschscholtzia Californica!!







Manillabocina


ʘ 2008 Chile

✎ Rodrigo García



☄ There are lots of shops which doors function with a complex photoelctric system. This system has an infrared motion detector which activates a polyphonic alarm that makes a “dongdong”. All this technolocy just to warn the storekeeper that someone entered. It will be much easier if the door handle warned directly the storekeeper. The outside door will be equiped with a rubber bulbe so that when someone would turn the handle aire will produce a sound through the trumpet inside









































Pellotas

ʘ 2007 Chile, 2010 Turkey

✎ Rodrigo García

☄ Kids nowadays don’t know how to make balls. Pellotas is a way to make your own balls out of plastic bags. Through an easy process and with domestic tools you can create Pellotas of different sizes, colours, weight, and bounce. They don’t burst, and once it is created you can modify it through the same process again and again.





Millama

ʘ 2007 Chile

✎ Rodrigo García

☄ Millama is a teeter-totter made fully from plastic bags. Though a process of heat you can control the density of the material: there are soft parts in touch where the kid with stands and hard parts in touch with the floor. Is exterior resistant, you can wash it and make modifications. Millama born from a material empiric experimentation with polyethylene and other used materials.





Lanza

ʘ 2007 Chile

✎ Cristina Juárez, Rodrigo García

☄ The challenge was to make a rubber band powered car of max dimenssions 300x150x150 mm out of plastic. We won the race against more than 30 teams!