Shelter Challenge

Eco Adobe - Shelter Open Call

The current scenario of punishing cycles of unpredictable natural calamities, overcrowded conditions or lack of access to land and affordable housing, poses people to live with a constant burden of uncertainty, stress and fear. The aim of Eco Abode shelter design challenge is to address this situation and design a modular shelter that is affordable, compact, portable and motivates community living.

Challenge

The shelter design should consider the local context and growth from unit to community scale specific to South East Asian Climate. Create your own scalable, self-sustaining, modular ECO- Abode which focuses on human cenctric design supported by technology. The specifications of the solutions are listed below.

Rewards

Chosen concept will be built
at Jurong Innovation District
(JID) in Singapore.

Eligibility

Open Category
with proof of concept

Target
Deployment

July 2020
December 2020
June 2021
Open for Registration!

Registration

Application

Evaluation

Tesbedding

Requirements

  • Design for 5 people with 20 meter square per person, with private and additional shared spaces
  • Meet the needs of the individual (bath, cooking and work) and the larger spatial need of the community in terms of water, food and energy
  • Flexible Living configurations and Versatile to accomodate changing lifestyle of millennia
  • Responsible material sources with details of the life-cycle
  • Cost effective, climate resistant and Eco-friendly materials
  • Flat Pack Shelter System
  • Modular, Scalable solution (unit to community level), with the provision for working and living full time for a duration of 5 days
  • Transportation & Weight Constraint
  • Fit into a 20’truck and not more than 30kg per person
  • Assembly Time
  • 1 day for the outer skin and interiors with 2 adult of average fitness level
  • Indoor Thermal comfort
  • Maintain within the range of 24-28°C

Submission

  • Submit to Project-shea@ntu.edu.sg
  • Submissions Must Include:
  • System drawings and overall layout of the system
  • Technical specifications and compliance to relevant Singapore standards
  • Costing of the systems (Cost benefit analysis and savings/reduction in energy/water usage)
  • Implementation plan and timeline
  • Key Advantages/ Value Proposition of system
Open for Registration!

Registration

Application

Evaluation

Tesbedding

Requirements

  • Design for 5 people with 20 meter square per person, with private and additional shared spaces
  • Meet the needs of the individual (bath, cooking and work) and the larger spatial need of the community in terms of water, food and energy
  • Flexible Living configurations and Versatile to accomodate changing lifestyle of millennia
  • Responsible material sources with details of the life-cycle
  • Cost effective, climate resistant and Eco-friendly materials
  • Flat Pack Shelter System
  • Modular, Scalable solution (unit to community level), with the provision for working and living full time for a duration of 5 days
  • Transportation & Weight Constraint
  • Fit into a 20’truck and not more than 30kg per person
  • Assembly Time
  • 1 day for the outer skin and interiors with 2 adult of average fitness level
  • Indoor Thermal comfort
  • Maintain within the range of 24-28°C

Submission

  • Submit to Project-shea@ntu.edu.sg
  • Submissions Must Include:
  • System drawings and overall layout of the system
  • Technical specifications and compliance to relevant Singapore standards
  • Costing of the systems (Cost benefit analysis and savings/reduction in energy/water usage)
  • Implementation plan and timeline
  • Key Advantages/ Value Proposition of system
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