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Daily coronavirus architecture and design briefing: 7 April

Posted On: 7 Apr 2020   |   Posted By: Dezeen

Daily coronavirus architecture and design briefing: 7 April

Daily coronavirus briefing: today's architecture and design coronavirus briefing includes an Iranian shrine being used to make masks, Foster + Partners ' design for a face shield and a ventilator prototype by Tesla .
Foster + Partners designs open-source laser-cut face shield
Foster + Partners has created a shield that can be manufactured quickly and disassembled, sanitised and reused after wearing. The British firm is among a number of architecture practices like BIG , KPF and Handel Architects that are creating personal protective equipment .
Iran holy shrine turned into mask workshop
The Shah Cheragh shrine in the Iranian city of Shiraz has been temporarily converted into a mask manufacturing workshop. Photos released by Fars News Agency show people working on sewing machines and assembling the masks in the highly decorative shrine .
Tesla unveils ventilator prototypes
Tesla has shared a new video on its YouTube channel showing two versions of the ventilator the company is...

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