Colab-19 builds open-sided church in Bogotá for worship during the pandemic

Colab-19 has built a temporary church shaped like a cross to allow a local congregation to worship together safely during the coronavirus pandemic in Bogotá, Colombia. Called Alhambra Cross, the pop-up church is made from old horizontal frameworks, a system usually...

Inflatable pillars pulse with light to encourage deep breathing in Brooklyn

Breathing Pavilion by artist Ekene Ijeoma is a temporary installation in Brooklyn made of illuminated inflatable pillars that invite people to breathe along with its pulsing lights. Breathing Pavilion encompasses a 30-foot (nine-metre) circle of 20 nine-foot...

Emerging Objects builds 3D-printed mud hut for a cohabiting couple during Covid-19

Casa Covida is a hut in Colorado made from 3D-printed adobe by American studio Emerging Objects for two people to live together in isolation during the coronavirus pandemic. Emerging Objects used Casa Covida as a case study for how a combination of modern and ancient...

Spotify to make its offices feel more like home as it introduces “work from anywhere” policy

Swedish music streaming brand Spotify is to improve the cosiness and acoustics of its offices to appeal to employees used to working from home during the coronavirus pandemic. It will also introduce a “work from anywhere” policy from this summer. Announced...

Marvel proposes using shipping containers for Covid-safe outdoor theatre in New York

Architecture firm Marvel has designed a concept for open-air theatres within shipping containers to put on outdoor performances in New York during the coronavirus pandemic. Marvel’s concept involves converting shipping containers into stages bridging between two...