face[GUARD]

Erik Hemingway (Designer), Allison Warren (Designer)

Research output: Non-textual formDesign

Abstract

Starting with the common facemask commonly worn in Asia, combined with the spread of SARS, face[GUARD] merges these concerns reinterpreting the hawker booth into a version of product dispenser and health monitor. Made out of inexpensive 1/8 inch thick luan and an 1x ash wood structure, painted white and CNC perforated and manufactured, each of the four elevations of the booth is identified from low alert to pandemic various transparencies to opaque mediating human interactions.
Original languageEnglish (US)
StatePublished - 2009
Event2009 Hong Kong & Shenzhen Bi-city Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture: Bring Your Own - West Kowloon Waterfront Promenade, Hong Kong, China
Duration: Dec 4 2009Feb 27 2010

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    face[GUARD]

    Hemingway, E. & Warren, A., 2012, >assemble: international journal of architecture+design. Marinic, G. & Schlachter, M-J. (eds.). New York: d3 publications, p. 232-237 (d3:dialog).

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    Hemingway, E. (Designer), & Warren, A. (Designer). (2009). face[GUARD]. Design