Devices for Hyper Polluted Futures


This thesis project explores what types of devices humanity might build in order to breathe ambient air in hyper-polluted futures. One such device is the PERA - Personal Ecosystem Respirator Apparatus: a backpack-style wearable which contains the user’s personal-ecosystem to provide them with clean air through a respirator mask. Using the approach of speculative design, the intention is to highlight the consequences of our actions and inactions on climate change, and show a world in which we have failed to address the issues of air pollution and global warming.

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Creator Bio

Sean Harkin

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