Accordion Shelter

Best Project of Building or Facility by Student

About the project
Indonesia often experiences various kinds of disasters such as earthquake, volcanic eruption, and floods. in this case, south Kalimantan will be used as an example because it is flood-prone area.
Refugee camps are used after a disaster. Uncomfortable refugee camps and less privacy are the major issues. Refugees stay in a place that is quite shabby and dirty thus, this adaptive shelter is designed to improve effectiveness with some facilities support for users comfort.
In this project, Mobile architecture has an important role in the effectiveness. Lifting from privacy and inconvenience issues, several facilities have to be placed inside the shelter, so, the application of foldable furniture will also have a big impact on maximize the function of space.

South Kalimantan, Indonesia

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Applicant and author of the project
Michelle Jannes Wahono, architecture student in Kristen Duta Wacana Univerity: «I put interest in effectiveness and functionality. Also interested in micro housing, It is very challenging to arrange and organize all needs in a small space, making maximum use of space and still comfortable.»

Status of the project
Conceptual design


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