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Light Up Your Home / Temporary accommodation

Light Up Your Home
Light Up Your Home

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_01 2017

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_01 2017

When night falls, the homeless tramps are always curling up in corners of the city, hidden in the dark. Home is where your heart is. In order to give the homeless care and dignity that they deserve, we designed a place as their temporary accommodation with some privacy. At the same time, they are protected from high wind and heavy rain. The shelter we designed has a foldable structure. When the user opens it, it will automatically form a 1.5 m radius half-circle with inside space lit up. This foldable home will give them love and warmth helping them fend off the coldness and contempt and embrace care and respect.

Privacy, safety and light for the homeless are provided by a foldable structure, which can be attached to the walls of houses or buildings, etc.
Jury-Statement
We are excited to be selected as one of the winners of iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD 2017. It is not only an encouragement to us, but also a kind of recognition. We'd like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has helped us and want to share with them the pleasure and honor of receiving this award.
Winner Statement
University

Tongji University

Tongji University
Shanghai, China

Yimu Yang,
Yunpeng Li,
Tongji University

Jiaqi Li,
Beijing Normal University