*Well, this is more wry social commentary than “Architecture Fiction,” but as wry social commentary it’s pretty good stuff, especially considering the fate of consumerism in the nation of Greece.
“They don’t need to buy products anymore, they just add them to their dreamboxes, mark them as favorites, leave them rotting in the shopping cart in case they need something to want later on.
“Slowly they realize that their home has become a mountain of things, stacked boxes of almond puree makers and organic ironing kits. And while this accumulating was going on, they got saturated with accumulating, with buying, with owning….”
(via Architecture Fiction: Andreas Angelidakis, “Domesticated Mountain” | Beyond The Beyond | Wired.com)