Turning Anti-Homeless Spikes into Sleeping Spaces
A group placed a mattress and a bookshelf on top of metal spikes on London's Curtain Road to neutralize their 'otherness'
In the last few years, metal spikes have started appearing on ledges and doorways in London. These “anti-homeless spikes” have been widely condemned by the public and now a group has decided to take a stand against them.
They installed a sleeping and seating area complete with a small library on top of a set of metal spikes on London's Curtain Road. This area was chosen because of its history as the center of a growing artistic community, which produced tastemakers in the visual and performing arts.