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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
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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.

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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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2013-07-30 | No Comments

Sensing Technology

Recently, we witness diverse sensing technology, which is critical technology to raise our standard of living in future. A various range of smart devices such as smartphone, smart watch, smart clothes will be equipped with various sensing technology, which is able to support lots of functions of Breathing Wall.

We assure you that Breathing Wall implemented through physical information collected from smart devices will provide the best rest environment tailored to each user.
Imagine comfortable home environment suiting to your feelings. Breathing Wall, linked with smart devices, will offer you fresh home environment to relieve your stress all at once.

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2013-07-24 | No Comments

Eco-friendly technology with Breathing wall 2

Bio-Oxygen releases electrons up to 1m radius through the electrode tube like a spring cooler. The oxygen molecules in air absorb the electrons whey they pass through. The oxygen molecules absorbed of the electrons become to have stronger magnetic property and they become lumps of oxygen cluster made of multiple oxygen molecules. The oxygen clusters (O2-, O4-, O6-, O8-) has the effect of killing the components in air that cause bad smell such as chemical smell, cigarette smoke, fungus, bacteria, moss and virus.
In addition, when oxygen absorbs electrons, the energy is lost. It drops the temperature in the room and causes the auxiliary effect of making air in room cooler. The fundamental for this can be said as the most similar process by nature’s power of purification.
The Breathing Wall is applied of this technology and it can provide with fresh air, which makes our head clearer.

Summary of Bio-Oxygen process

1. Removal of indoor bad smell and complete disintegration of hazardous bacteria
2. Save energy by decreasing the number of ventilation
3. Removal of static electricity

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2013-07-09 | No Comments

Eco-friendly technology with Breathing wall 1

In fact, various air cleaning technologies are available. Filter method using Nano technology, Ion method using plasma effect, electrical precipitation using electrical discharge and water filter using water are included.

The technology I’m going to introduce is Bio-Oxygen technology, which is one of the cutting edge technologies in Australia developed thanks to advanced bio technology. Unlike existing method collecting odor, ‘oxygen cluster’ eliminates chemically contaminated air, odor and germs by responding to odor and particles in contaminated air. This technology is not in need of filter replacing or chemicals such as catalyst.
Though some difficulties yet in applying to the commercialized product, it’s eco-friendly technology thinking about room air as well as the air discharged.

Do you want more detailed info about Bio-Oxygen technology? Check this site:

http://www.bio-oxygen.com.au/

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2013-06-17 | No Comments

APP detail development

I’m so pleased to enjoy Stage 3.

I presented visuals for various operations by using a smart phone which is the most commonly used phone in the future at Stage 3. I paid more attention to aesthetic harmony with the product and effective use while designing the app which goes into a smart phone. However, unfortunately, I have one lament for the design regarding the details of the main screen.

Therefore, I developed the design of the main screen which was more visibly stable. I made an effort to provide visual stability by adjusting the size of emoticons that show features of items by categories and the arrangement of letters and by applying a grid.

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2013-06-10 | 1 Comment

Soft robotics

I discovered substantially interesting technology today.
It is the biomimetic robot technology using the air, the name of technology is called soft robotics.
The silicon robot under investigation by the team of Dr. George, M, Whiteside, the scholar of Harvard University is its example.
Several versions have already been developed, the robot resembling the starfish succeeds in gripping the egg and the live rat and the tentacle type of robot holds the flowers as well.
Also, pedestrian form of robot with four feet can creep under the barrier, if the dye is injected into the inner part of main body, the color may be changed.

Please imagine that the degree of your breadth can be identified visually by applying the soft robot technology. It would be really fantastic.

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2013-06-09 | No Comments

Night trail

I just wanna share some beautiful photos.
Night photography by Ben Canales.

Imagine the Breathing Wall displays that stars of night sky.

http://smokingdesigners.com/night-photography-like-youve-never-before-ben-canales/

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2013-06-08 | No Comments

Natural Stream

In urban living, ‘natural air’ is the atmosphere of being made by you. The breathing air in your selected environments is most impressive and it remains to your memories. Breathing Wall provides you with most comfortable and impressive living environments by presenting indoor atmospheres that are helpful to your high-quality rests through flows of gradient-lighting, fragrance, and natural air for you who are exhausted by stresses.

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