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le cendrier de paris _ street furniture

le cendrier de paris _ street furniture

_ 2019 _ one week workshop _ with felix gebleux

______ in short :

an ashtray in order to prevent the throw of cigarette butts on the floor

______ at length :

paris is known to be a smoker city

but the actual street furniture only propose snuffers and not real ashtrays
our ground investigation shows that there is always some cigarettes near the parisian " bagatellle " backets
people are afraid to therw it in it because of the plastic bag
the consequence is that there is 350 tons of cigarett butts that are gather each year

we propose here an ashtray dedicated to the cigarette butts
in an unique gesture, the cigarette butt is throw to contribute the cleanliness of paris city streets