Imagine a near future in which coexistence with viruses and other pathogens, within the framework of an active life and economy, however deplorable it is equally plausible.
During this public health crisis, where everybody has to limit interaction between people and spaces seems to inhabit, there are many factors to consider. Spaces have to be reorganized and also our way to interact and our behaviours. We most live our time in indoor spaces and the only need is to go to the grocery store.
Italian architect Massimo Iosa Ghini launches a conceptual design for a new protective mask facing the coronavirus epidemic. He first creates a new team bringing together professionals from various fields of practice. The workgroup aims to achieve a technology who protect people against the virus. As coronavirus infections increased the need for new protection shields, Iosa Ghini develops a prototype of the mask immediately ready to be industrialized. The new mask thought by Massimo Iosa Ghini is transparent creating an immaterial social bridge between people, allowing human relationships.
“Design has to give his contribution and designer’s responsibility is to share tangible solutions” – says Massimo Iosa Ghini – “I thought to design a new mask, aesthetically pleasant, easy to use, and above all, it can be used repeatedly.”