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09.01.10
Emergency-Shelter Project by Students Showcased in eVolo and Inhabitat

Student work that recasts emergency-shelter architecture as a deployable high-rise is featured by eVolo magazine and design weblog Inhabitat.

SCI-Arc students Adrian Ariosa and Doy Laufer created the Transient Response System (TRS-1) to provide immediate large-scale shelter to victims of natural disasters, such as earthquakes or floods in cities like Jakarta.

Their proposal involves a seven-step strategy, in which a vehicle called The Mastodon, delivers an infrastructural base, on which a tower is quickly assembled as for residents. Following the city's recovery, the TRS-1 can become a permanent building in the city or be moved and redeployed.

Read the article in eVolo magazine >>

Read the post Inhabitat post >>