MINI Living works Asif Khan and MINI during London Design Festival 2016

Tinuku ~ Asif Khan and MINI created the "forests" in translucent box. London Design Festival 2016 featuring three pavilions temporary architecture with plants to relax and socialize in Shoreditch.

Forest installation work Asif Khan and MINI have three box-like structure including one shaped stage where visitors have to climb from bottom. Situated adjacent to each other in Shoreditch, the room designed to encourage local residents, workers and visitors to cross street.

Tinuku MINI Living works Asif Khan and MINI during London Design Festival 2016

Tinuku MINI Living works Asif Khan and MINI during London Design Festival 2016

www.Tinuku.com MINI Living works Asif Khan and MINI during London Design Festival 2016

Tinuku MINI Living works Asif Khan and MINI during London Design Festival 2016

"Today many people in Shoreditch overlap each other. You have tech startups, you have traffic Friday night where people come to party, an extremely busy highway for cars and pedestrians," said Khan.

"It's not positive. They do not help each other and learn from each other. What we're trying to do here create space that all different communities can use," said Khan.

MINI Living presented in modern urban society as third place between work and home to help relax, increase productivity and inviting spirit. The new room is created in accordance with the needs of every visitor public.

"As an urban brand, MINI very aware of challenges that affect cities and complexity where mobility, architecture and people who live interaction," said Esther Bahne, head brand strategy and business innovation in MINI.

Tinuku.com MINI Living works Asif Khan and MINI during London Design Festival 2016

www.Tinuku.com MINI Living works Asif Khan and MINI during London Design Festival 2016

Installation MINI Living reflects an understanding creative use of space when it comes to urban settings and continue conversation about future of urban life. Exhibition utilize plants as important tool to assert personal space of public zone.

Zone is an island of creativity and productivity in which group can arrange furniture they want, need and finally relax in a room with wealth natural greenery invites people to sit back and take a break.

Tinuku MINI Living works Asif Khan and MINI during London Design Festival 2016

Tinuku.com MINI Living works Asif Khan and MINI during London Design Festival 2016

"There is a phrase Japanese Shinrin Yoku which literally bathed in forest. This means every sense to absorb atmosphere of the forest, what you hear, what you smell, even feeling under foot," said Khan.

"On the other scale we are using plants to assert personal space as a boundary with public space, both in office desk or around home. The project brought together for visitors to experience new sensation in city," said Khan.

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