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A chair right at home in 'Terminator Salvation'

Designer Eduardo McIntosh's post-apocalyptic vision of an Autonomous Living Unit looks like a hot seat custom-made for the dystopian future of John Connor.

Autonomous Living Unit
Home is where the bum is. Eduardo McIntosh

Yikes. If this is the future of armchair living, gimme a Fatboy Hammock anytime. Designer Eduardo McIntosh's post-apocalyptic vision of an Autonomous Living Unit looks like a hot seat custom-made for the dystopian future of John Connor (Christian Bale).

According to McIntosh, this proposes a way of putting all the functions of a home into a single chair, and is intended to be installed in derelict buildings and deserted housing projects. Though why he reckons a recliner comprising a sinister tangle of speakers, wires, tubes, and dangling light bulbs could serve the basic needs of 21st century man remains a mystery.

But since this was designed as "a somewhat satirical project," if you didn't get, well, you got it. The concept contraption was exhibited at New York's d3 as part of the "Future Cities: Past, Present" exhibit in April. More images after the jump.

Autonomous Living Unit
Eduardo McIntosh
Autonomous Living Unit
Eduardo McIntosh

(Source: Crave Asia via Dezeen)