Drawing inspiration from the ancestral technique of origami to create emergency habitats is the diverted objective of. Because this could well be one of the keys to solving the housing shortage in the coming years.
Previously intended to serve as cabins inposed on a beach, for the leisures of a wealthy clientele or even to accommodate the organization of ephemeral events, the concept of house ” », baptized takes the turn of solidarity and proves to be truly useful in welcoming of refugees, as sadly witnessed or in case of to compensate for the destruction of housing, or even set up a field hospital.
The POD concept, from the Iranian firm Hariri & Hariri, an original and united innovation, can provide shelter in a few seconds for thousands of homeless people, victims of natural disasters. © Cabinet Hariri & Hariri Architectures
Cetmade of ecological materials, consists of a prefabricated nacelle, foldable and then covered with 3D relief facade panels, tinted in the , articulated, and glass that unfold and come to dress the structure. Useful and beautiful, easy to transport by a simple flatbed truck, the capsule unfolds on site using a crane. She can then in her 46 m2 accommodate 3 to 4 people. The nacelle can be assembled with other modules to form a single large surface as needed.