Experience Retail Space | HousingWorks 概念商店



21 W 17th St, New York, NY 10011


Housing works thrift shops are organized exclusively for the benefit of and to carry out the purposes of hw by providing relief, assistance and financial support, directly or indirectly, to homeless persons living with aids or hiv-related illnesses. Thrift receives and primarily sells clothing and other donated goods from twelve shops located in New York City.


Retail | Open office | Experience center | Waiting Area

The goal of Housing works is to infuse the “giver group” (donators) with the virtual life of the “receiver group” (hiv positive), trying to shift the recognition of givers towards housing works from individual business entity into a deeper level of the essence of the organization: to terminate aids in 20 years.  

The project/design is the force that bring these two groups interconnected by visualizing the virus inside blood, invoking the resonance, sympathy and emotions by observing the unseen working backgrounds of housing works.






Ergonomic studies


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Physical Model


Program Adjacencies



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