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.


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.


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


Open Category
with proof of concept


July 2020
December 2020
June 2021