Yo-Yo Ma and (Inter)National Creativity
Learning from The Silk Road Ensemble: On a perfect summer evening, we were enveloped in the multisensory delights of Tanglewood, a renowned musical venue in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts. Sitting on its famous lawn overlooking a lake and surrounding …
Creating a New Vaccination and Testing Center in this Pandemic Era
Tents commonly used to hospitalize coronavirus victims are often designed for entirely different purposes, such as outdoor gatherings, weddings, and other special events. As such, they are not suitable for pandemic management practices. Therefore, the impending need to vaccinate more than 300 million people will create a massive demand for easy-to-access places where people can be tested and vaccinated in a safe environment.
Design to the Rescue in the age of COVID-19: Twelve Examples of Emergency Temporary Structures
Fighting COVID-19 is primarily a medical and public health challenge. However, the recent crisis in communities large and small highlights the need for temporary emergency shelters and structures to assist health professionals in their battle to overcome this virus. This …
What Does COVID-19 Remind Us Of…?
Finding new inspiration in design to combat the current health crisis
To assist in social distancing, the Paul Lukez Architecture (PLA) office shifted to a remote access system to enable everyone to work from home. Since then, we have found our new routine to be our friend. We begin each week …
Resilient Urban Design as an Art Form
This post is part one in a series from Paul Lukez Architecture highlighting resilient cities’ future-proofing strategies.
Ragon Institute Opening
The Ragon Institute was founded at MGH, MIT and Harvard with two goals. First, to contribute to an accelerated discovery of an HIV/AIDS vaccine and secondly, to serve as a world leader in the collaborative study of immunology. To that …