Atelier J-AR is a public art studio that advocates ideas relating to the "Juxta" architecture fields. The team is passionate about architecture in a wider and comprehensive context, studying ideas that are often overlooked in the built environment around people. In their research studio, they focus on the phenomenal relationships among man-made tangibles (objects & environment) and the behaviours of people who fall near to, alongside or close to them, with the goal of reconnecting people with the environment.
Signal Ethic is an ultra-readable typography which includes 14 pictograms of the food allergies stipulated by the EU and the UN. It improves the actual global standards in food safety. As Otto Neurath once said "images unite, words divide". Pictograms and tourism are international. Moreover, eyesight problems are increasing, so Signal Ethic is thought also for that, bringing a typeface with extraordinary readability, even for people with cataracts. The 14 pictograms are included among the letters so it makes much easier and faster the fact of writing both text and pictograms.
winterHYDE is a life saving, fully insulated, and lightweight emergency tent which is women friendly, and designed for urban homeless, refugees and disaster-displaced families. It enables a single person, tool-less installation within fifteen minutes and is suitable for urban deployment as it does not need any anchoring. It is also designed for localized production, therefore able to create new livelihood opportunities, and reduce environmental footprints.
ShelterPack is a flat pack, easy to transport shelter which is 12 square meter and easy to assemble- can be built in just few hours. It can sustain a family of four for months following a disaster. Every unit features 4 single beds, bathroom, fully equipped kitchen, and foldable dining table and storage spaces. Since the system is out of touch with ground, heat loss from the floor and blowing in wind are avoided. With its angle adjustable legs, system can be installed in sloping lands as well.
"Sonoro" is a project based on the change of the idea of public furniture, through the design and development of public sound furniture in Colombia (percussion instrument). This changes, stimulates and generates the recreation and the inclusion of cultural practices developed by the community in order to express themselves due to their cultural diversity that allows to empower the elements of their identity. It is a furniture which generates a space for interaction and socialization between the different users (residents, tourists, visitors and students) around the intervened area.
It all started with the tragic moment that the world has experienced in recent times and challenged the designer Luis Felipe Rocco to create a hospital ship with the maximum renewable energy capacity to operate in the most difficult area. Considering that a billion people live in coastal regions, a hospital ship with this capability is a fast and economical way to reach to this area.The Blue Frontiers Ship works with 12 decks, large area of relaxation and conviviality on the top floor and capacity for 500 people working for the benefit of 160 patients.