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Light Up Your Home / temporary accommodation

Light Up Your Home
Light Up Your Home

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-meter-radius half-circle with inside space lit up.This foldable home will give them love and warmth and help them fend off the coldness and contempt and embrace care and respect.

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Tongji University

Tongji University
Shanghai, China