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$100 Library / Prefabricated library design

$100 Library
$100 Library

Discipline: Professional Concept

$100 Library

Discipline: Professional Concept

There are many villages in Africa with underdeveloped education systems. We designed a prefabricated library that can be produced for $100. The '$100 Library' is delivered in a 1mx1mx1.5m box, and weighs less than 70kg. All parts to assemble a hexagon-shaped library of about 6mx5mx2m are there. Assembling is simple, and can be done by two non-readers within an hour. The design is expandable: you can connect as many libraries as you want. Together we can quickly build thousands of $100 libraries across Africa, which may offer a fast and lasting contribution to bringing literacy to those in need.

  • DATE OF LAUNCH after 2020

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME up to 12 months

  • TARGET REGIONS Africa

  • TARGET GROUPS Specific sub-group: children in Africa who are negligent in education

Client / Manufacturer

UNIST

UNIST
Ulju, Ulsan, South Korea

Design

UNIST

UNIST
Ulju, Ulsan, South Korea

Ye dam Ryu, Malika Gabbas Haebin Lee, KwanMyung KIm