1 Hour Design Challenge: Emergency SheltersDOORS OPEN:
January 27, 2010
9 PM PST (4PM GMT)DOORS CLOSE:
February 28, 2010
9 PM PST (4PM GMT)BRIEF:
Pop-up shelters have been a favorite exploration of designers for a long time, and in light of the earthquake in Haiti and the necessity of creating short-term emergency shelters, this 1 Hour Design Challenge invites designers to create innovative and appropriate pop-up shelter solutions. Your designs may be specific to Haiti or generalized to address emergency shelter needs across various contexts. We're looking for simple, effective and appropriate design interventions.HOW TO ENTER:
Upload your images to the discussion board and provide a short text description. (3-sentence MAXIMUM.) You can use sketches, renderings, storyboards, cartoons, stick figures, or diagrams to explain your design.TIME LIMIT:
In the spirit of all 1 Hour Design Challenges, the work you post must be original for this competition and be completed in 1 hour maximum.CRITERIA:
Judging will be based on inventiveness, utility and appropriateness.
Core77 will donate $500 to Architecture For Humanity's Haiti Earthquake Support Program in the name of the winner."