Billboards Double As Mini-Apartments For City Dwellers

Billboards Double As Mini-Apartments For City Dwellers

Belgian artist’s project turns city ads into apartments, generating money for their inhabitants, thanks to the ads on the sides.

Daniela Walker
  • 9 july 2013

Space is a precious commodity in many cities, so Belgian artist Karl Philips took inspiration from the streets to find inventive compact housing for current-day nomads. The result is his art project, The Good, the Bad, the Ugly, which takes trailer billboards, the ubiquitous mobile outdoor advertising, and reclaims the space within the ad as a living space.

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