Nag's Head, North Carolina
Baywatch Kit is an international competition entry to design a lifeguard post. The context is a sandy beach area, neutral of any cultural aspect or geographical location — the post could fit a beach in Barcelona, as well as a beach in Bali. The watch draws inspiration from the sea, providing shelter and storage for rescuers. The wooden frame is wrapped in a durable, impregnated fabric and can be easily erected or broken down, facilitating transport across larger coastal areas. This process can be completed by only two lifeguards, and is possible over land or sea. Interior casework provides protection for equipment and an integrated pole provides signal to the surrounding beach.
The project was selected by the jury as a Finalist.