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Concept: A Mixed Reality Enhanced Smart Quarantine Shelter

June 3, 2020 HD Staff 0

In this conceptual design by Inna Sparrow and Vova Kurbatov, we explore what it takes to create an ideal quarantine shelter. “Designing a perfect quarantine shelter is not an easy task. We had to leverage all basic principles of architecture, interior design, materials and new technologies. But only by placing the house into an imaginative […]

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Monte Uzulu is a boutique hotel in the Oaxacan jungle by Taller Lu’um and At-te

June 3, 2020 Bridget Cogley 0
Monte Uzulu hotel

Mexican studios Taller Lu’um and At-te designed this boutique hotel in Oaxaca to showcase local craft with earthen walls, doors made from local wood and a thatched roof. Called Monte Uzulu, the hotel is located in San Agustinillo, a small fishing village and beach in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico. Its name comes from the

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Vida House / Zozaya Arquitectos

June 3, 2020 Pilar Caballero 0

Vida House is located in the magical town of Troncones. It has a rectangular land with an area of ​​2000 sqm. The surface of the land is flat, having access through the main street of Troncones. The central concept of the project was to create a contemporary house, with large spaces but preserving the already traditional Zihuatanejo style in the area, taking advantage of local materials and the excellent workmanship of our local masters.

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Grimshaw designs range of shipping-container coronavirus testing centres

June 3, 2020 Tom Ravenscroft 0
D-Tec shipping-container coronavirus-testing centres by Grimshaw and SG Blocks for Osang

The New York office of architecture studio Grimshaw has drawn up plans for a range of prefabricated coronavirus testing centres within shipping containers, named D-Tec. Grimshaw designed the prefabricated facilities for healthcare company Osang and engineering company SG Blocks to provide mass testing for the Covid-19 coronavirus. “We were approached by Osang and our long term collaborators,

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