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Sonorama, a new urban intervention - Client: Bogota D.C. Urban Department
Design & Engineering (Prospekt design): Cedeno R. and Mejia J.R.
Project date & place: 2003 Colombia
Awards: Magazine of Architecture and Design +A and Cemex of Mexico

Sonorama is a urban intervention artifact, that serves as a landmark in the city. Taking advantage of the wind currents in public areas, it captures the wind with a big mouth, takes it through internal tubes and converts it in sound.
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Furniture for public schools (Vision + Concept + Design + Develop and Implementation) - Client: Local Department of Education Bogota
The project started with the evaluation of the current situation of the furniture in public schools at 1999. An interdisciplinary team analyzed and evaluated the conditions of these facilities and presented a proposal including the design and development of a set of furniture addresses for the new learning-process and the interaction between students and teachers.
Team: Franky J. (manager) Cardenas E., Galan C., Mejia R. and Suarez E.
Furniture for public schools (Vision + Concept + Design + Develop and Implementation) - Impact: More than 2.500.000 students (children between 6 to 15 years old) + 5 sizes of furniture (more comfort in human factors) + More flexible solutions for learning environment + High level of quality for the SME that participate in the project
Team: Franky J. (manager) Cardenas E., Galan C., Mejia R. and Suarez E.
Furniture for public schools (Vision + Concept + Design + Develop and Implementation) - The final result of the project was a family of seven different products:
For classrooms:
Chairs (in 5 sizes according to an ergonomic study),
Two kind of tables
A library per classroom
For computer-rooms:
Chairs (in 5 sizes according to an ergonomic study),
Table
For teacher-room:
Chairs (in 5 sizes according to an ergonomic study),
Table
General facilities:
Lockers
Team: Franky J. (manager) Cardenas E., Galan C., Mejia R. and Suarez E.
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Urbanimal - I had the opportunity to work for two years with an amazing creative team called Urbanimal in Bogotá Colombia. Urbanimal is an agency dedicated to develop interior design projects to export to USA. Team members: Omar Ramirez, Andres Paez, and Martin Gomez.
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Ricardo Mejia
Strategic Product Designer, Project Manager, Industrial Designer Bogota, Colombia