Interview with designer Israel Lara R (IL), regarding views on design, and for the award-winning design Reef House Natural Building System.

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Interview with Israel Lara R at Monday 21st of September 2015: DI: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?
IL : Socio-economic trends is obligated to submit projects for the smart client that has clearly defined his everyday activities.

DI: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?
IL : Provide a vital, low-cost, sustainable and harmonious space with nature. In addition to a new way of seeing the sustainable houses.

DI: What are your future plans for this award winning design?
IL : Present it to real estate entrepreneurs and promoting a sustainable culture.

DI: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?
IL : Research and concept 3 months.

DI: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?
IL : Anthropological observation and rescue of vernacular architecture.

DI: Is your design being produced or used by another company, or do you plan to sell or lease the production rights or do you intent to produce your work yourself?
IL : Advise the institution showing respect to develop it.

DI: What made you design this particular type of work?
IL : The problem of affordable housing with bad designs and traditional and polluting materials.

DI: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?
IL : In this particular case not.

DI: Who is the target customer for his design?
IL : Singles, families, tourism, artists and athletes.

DI: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?
IL : Building material and system, modular system.

DI: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?
IL : The natural material used is petrified salt similar to a marine "coral".

DI: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?
IL : Sketches, computer, different types of models.

DI: What is the most unique aspect of your design?
IL : The rescue of vernacular architecture through innovation.

DI: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?
IL : Do not.

DI: What is the role of technology in this particular design?
IL : Design was prepared by hand and with models. Computer was used for drawings and renderings.

DI: Is your design influenced by data or analytical research in any way? What kind of research did you conduct for making this design?
IL : Analyze the behavior of people and respect for their lifes and family heritage.

DI: What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?
IL : Austere housing, pleasant and harmonious with nature. Unlike a cheap housing this housing is economic because maximum resources.

DI: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?
IL : Analyzing A Desing award which offers creativity and innovation respecting the quality of design.

DI: What did you learn or how did you improve yourself during the designing of this work?
IL : Ethical awareness and permanent evolution and also offering to low-income society housing with dignity.

DI: Any other things you would like to cover that have not been covered in these questions?
IL : No more coments