Safe Islands: a design solution to promote social distancing

By: Yuanyu Zhou, Cloud Lu, Guanlin Liang, and Xiaowen Yao

Course: IAT 336 Materials in Design
Description: In this project, our team designed floating islands on the lake to promote social distancing for the visitors such as families and small groups of friends in the park. The goal of the project is to help people remain regular social contacts while keeping a social distance from others during the pandemic.

See more about the research, design process, and the physical model here.

Iteration and sketches