It might sound like something out of Woody Allen’s film Sleeper, but second-man-on-the-moon Buzz Aldrin reckons space resorts will be all the rage in 20 years’ time. Working closely with resort architects Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo he is looking to turn its initial design concept (pictured) into a reality by the year 2017. Indeed Aldrin has left no stone unturned – the design even includes a refuge for those passengers expected to suffer from ‘space sickness’. And, while he may have played second fiddle to Neil Armstrong 30 years ago, it is clear he derived just as much from the experience. ‘The view from space is like having a globe on your desk,’ he says.
PriestmanGoode has reworked a train seat so that it can hold bikes in place, thereby creating distance on trains and lessening pressure on public transport.
Superunion has created the new identity for Move United, which is a merge of Disabled Sports USA and Adaptive Sports USA.
We’ve rounded up our favourite design projects which aim to raise awareness, from an outdoor illustrated installation to the Mental Health Coalition.
Representatives from the UK’s arts and culture spheres will meet weekly to discuss ways to help get the sector “up and running again”.