In Amsterdam, this archetypal Dutch bicycle has been used by everyone for one hundred years. However, with so many bikes filling up parking spaces, the city is beginning to look like a scrap-heap, a graveyard of rusted steel. As a designer, Van Heesch believes that answers to problems should come naturally. To protect the city bike from rust, it is coated in copper, a color that transforms over time into a gorgeous green, restoring it as symbol of independence. A symbol of the city, the “Copper Bike” was displayed at the Stedelijk Museum in 2013.

Medium:

Steel, Copper, Leather, Rubber

Dimensions:

54 × 695/8 IN

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