CIVIL DOOROf Hong Kong AirportEmbedded InteractionTEAM GLARE: Grace, Larissa, and Anakin Rockin on Embedded interactionLead course conductor: Pro. Michael A. FoxInstructors: Michael Lai, Tequila Chan
Background IntroductionOur project topic Civil starts from the re-cently conflict between Mainland China and HongKong
Research InsightsCivility is about respect and generos-ity in relation with other people.Due to its relative nature, people ofdifferent cultures may have differentperspective about what is or what isnot civil. Thus, cross-cultural conflictsoften happen.
How to encourage people toconduct respectful actions for other people and be civil?
IdeaCivil DoorThe design of The Civil Doorapplies the idea of openinga door for others, a simplefriendly gesture regardlessof cultural differences.
LocationAirport’s Immigration HallAirport is a place from one country to another one, the meaning ofcivil door in the airport immigration hall is let people encounter theexperience to help each other open the door, showing respect.
InteractionHow people interact with it and each other?The purpose of Civil door is to enhance human & human interaction,let people who leave the country open the door for people who ar-rive, or on the contary. Once they pull their own door, the next doorwill open first, the installation will help to teach people be civil andrespect for others. and the each group of door were designed to bemore interactive, for instance, with the lower transparent door, theymay have some civil facial engagement, or just give each other asmile, or hands shake.
How people open door for each other? 1. Two people arrive the doors 2. One of them pull his door, the other door will open first. 3. Then the person’s door open 4. Theny both go through the door,