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Disruption Days is an innovation workshop where Latin American real estate CEOs get together with thought leaders and international architecture firms to discuss the future of a specific asset class. This edition took place in New York City in March 2020.
Each firm presented a project that was evaluated by the event's participants, in which Cafeína Design obtained first place with the project “DEALS”.
Cafeína Innovation Award
The future of malls
We identified 4 different cases of malls in the United States that are currently either under-occupied or abandoned.
The problematic is approached with a creative, out-of-the-box method with the focus to generate positive outcomes for the space itself and the neighboring communities, based on the human needs’ optimization model.
Visualizing the future office
3 teams of architecture students from the Universidad de Las Américas Puebla, advised by the Cafeína team, had the challenge of proposing positive solutions to solve the problem of spaces that we are facing today with buildings that have gradually been vacated.
The challenge: What kind of offices are we looking for?
The Post-COVID Architecture is one of the trends that was generated as a result of the pandemic.
The decisions we make at the beginning will disturb us and have an economic impact for many years after the building's design and construction.
There is a language that allows us to dialogue: architectural language, with which we communicate, reflect, experiment, and think about the space we live in.
Millions of Americans are taking part in an unprecedented experiment in working from home. Many are happier, more efficient and want to hang onto the benefits when the pandemic ends.