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Perfect Quarantine Shelter with MR

Designing a perfect quarantine shelter is not an easy task. We had to leverage all the basic principles of architecture, interior design, materials and new technologies. But only by placing the house into an imaginative ideal natural environment is the concept made fully complete.
Our concept is based on a combination of six factors:

1. Nature: The environment isn’t something that you have to isolate with barriers from the safe internal space. Spacious views allow the eye and mind to rest. 

2. Architecture: Clever planning of the house provides  open areas perfect for the whole family to gather. At the same time, there are plenty of cozy corners where you can hide and relax in silence. Most internal spaces connect with nature blurring the border between internal and external. The continuous surface of the ocean and ancient mountains become an extension of your living area.

3. Interior: The Simple and minimalistic style made of natural materials supports the main concept. The second role of the interior isn’t so evident at first glance. Everything is designed to hide sensors and to show augmented information for the person who is wearing mixed-reality glasses.

4. IoT: The house is filled with sensors to make life easier. No matter if it’s sophisticated medical equipment built into the regular-looking chair, a symptom-tracking system or a simple weather tracker, the house is ready to support and comfort its inhabitants in any situation.  

5. AI: Machine learning algorithms are used to extract value from all data that comes from the inside of the house and the outside world. One of the ways to communicate with the house is a natural-voice assistant. 

6. MR: Voice assistant is just a supporting system that gives short updates and starts interactions. Mixed-reality technology is used for most cases. It is ready to show you the latest updates from the outside world, to help make choices and deliver the work station of the future. 

Each piece of the puzzle is mandatory for designing the perfect experience. After spending quarantine in such a house, you will never want to go back to the office. 😉
Holiday Home / Perfect Quarantine Shelter / First Floor

The first floor of the house is simple and smart, featuring spacious living and recreational areas.

The remote location allows us to follow the organic architecture. The sliding glass wall on the front of the house makes the building more spacious and welcoming, encouraging visitors to appreciate this flawless  view of nature.

This house combines common and private areas in one space—for example, one of these spaces is a reading corner.

The simplicity of the interior design complements the house’s minimalistic architecture.

An open concrete bearing wall merges with the concrete floor. Textured concrete tiles distinguish the living room from the hall.

Pinewood is part of the architectural construction and interior finishing.
It softens the visual contrast between industrial concrete and pure white finishing.

The transparent sliding doors divide dining and living areas, creating two separate spaces, or one extensive living area when they are open.

The holiday house furniture is minimalistic and straightforward. The main idea was to create a functional, timeless interior.

It looks like a simple meditation room that was made with sound-absorbing materials, featuring a gorgeous seaside view, but with MR technology, the home office reaches another level of private space.

The home office was designed with two different options of sound-absorbing materials.
The introduction of MR to the home office has led to radical changes; with no need for the screen, the whole room becomes a desktop.
It becomes a multifunctional room for online communication, games, movies, news and health checks.

Health tracking systems are always on, ensuring the health of the inhabitants.

The house is like a living organism. A network of sensors that tracks environmental changes and the physical states of the inhabitants adjusts everything to match activities in real-time for each  zone.
At the same time, a combination of mixed reality goggles and perfect hand tracking allows everything to be controlled on demand.
The whole house is adapted, delivering information in the best possible manner. It might be delivering the morning news while it is making coffee for you.
It might provide a detailed analysis of the world’s, or a neighbouring area’s, health situation with personalized details and recommendations.
MR makes the whole interior an interactive object.
The house is always ready to assist you.
It always takes care of you. It’ll recommend the best time to get groceries and plan the perfect portions with optimal nutritional value.
Living on the outskirts gives you the chance to go out more and enjoy nature. Such a sophisticated system can also be used for some fun. The power of AI can help you choose between surfing and kiteboarding.😉
While designing this house, we had to close our eyes to some of the technical limitations, never the less, it allowed us to have a glimpse into the possible future, and this idea fuels our day-to-day work.
Made with ❤️ by Inna Sparrow & Vova Kurbatov
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Perfect Quarantine Shelter with MR

Perfect Quarantine Shelter with MR

A symbiosis of Interior Design and Mixed Reality technology