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Electrolux

Breathing Wall

3 Stage - Visual Development

Breathing wall provides environments that can do 'healing' on bodies and minds of the modern people exhausted by stresses.

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  • Breathing Wall - Stage - Visual Development
  • Breathing Wall - Stage - Visual Development
  • Breathing Wall - Stage - Visual Development
  • Breathing Wall - Stage - Visual Development
  • Breathing Wall - Stage - Visual Development
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  • Breathing Wall - Stage - Visual Development
  • Breathing Wall - Stage - Visual Development
  • Breathing Wall - Stage - Visual Development
  • Breathing Wall - Stage - Visual Development
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  • Breathing Wall - Stage - Visual Development
  • Breathing Wall - Stage - Visual Development
  • Breathing Wall - Stage - Visual Development
  • Breathing Wall - Stage - Visual Development
  • Breathing Wall - Stage - Visual Development
  • Breathing Wall - Stage - Visual Development
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Expert feedback, stage 3

The visual development of the concept is inspirational and the design is beautiful. In the next stage you can explain more in detail how does the wall move, breathe and clean the air? You can also present some calculations of the air cleaning process. Good luck for the next stage!

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2 Stage - Concept Development

Breathing Wall is to seek a pleasant lifestyle by relieving stresses for people living in modern times with its focus on people and environment.

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Those of us living in modern times become stressed easily and we tend to generally accept its threat. However, these stresses become the cause of various psychological illnesses that at times lead to physical illnesses. That’s why people that take preventive measures against stress seek to heal their minds and bodies through yoga, exercise, meditation, etc. Based on this fact, the type of environment needed to heal one’s body and mind was examined.
When we go see a doctor to heal illness of the mind, doctors often use retrospection through colors, pictures and conversations to check and access our psychological state. Based on this context, these things were incorporated in the Breathing Wall. In specific, the focus of the Breathing Wall was placed on indoor air, namely, indoor atmosphere. People can exercise efficiently and take high-quality rests by recollecting their good memories through the changes in the indoor atmosphere. For example, let’s suppose that you want to take a rest by thinking back upon your happy memory. When you enter the information of that situation into the Breathing Wall, it turns the indoor atmosphere into the air environment of that time while the wall displays movements such as breathing of fish to allow the user to feel that happy moment through five senses.

To me, ‘natural air’ is the most comfortable environment for people. It’s because they can brace themselves and prepared for a bright new day tomorrow as they breathe through their familiar or desired temperature, humidity, smell and illumination.

Expert feedback, stage 2

The design development from the gills inspiration is modern and appealing. It would be interesting to see the visual development details of the concept in relation to materials and functionality, how does the wall breathe.

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1 Stage - My concept

‘Breathing wall‘ is a future-oriented and wall integrated air cleaning concept for people who live in urban areas and want to relax and rest in a home with fresh air.

  • Breathing Wall - Stage - My concept
  • Breathing Wall - Stage - My concept
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How do we get a feeling of ‘breathing’?

When we look closely at the movements of the gills of fish, we can get a feeling that they are breathing. Besides, the movements of their fine wrinkles present us a natural and futuristic inspiration as well as the feeling that they are breathing.

Expert feedback, stage 1

The design interpretation of the gills is inspiring. Good approach with integrating the solution with the living environment and building element. The consumer insight and interaction could be further developed as well as the visual description.

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