Portuguese architect, Gabriela Gomes has developed and implemented a project BYGG Shelter - an experimental mobile housing, which, however, is a striking art-object that attracts the attention of local residents and visitors Guimaraes (Portugal).
The innovative concept interprets the choice of Diogenes – the ancient Greek philosopher who has chosen his shelter ordinary wine barrel.
Shelter combines modern sculpture, which is a kind of cocoon of the most necessary for life functions.
Mobile unit offers a double room with built-in bathroom, made from environmentally friendly materials. In addition, the surface of the object are fixed solar panels for energy production, providing a unique house it necessary for the life.
Red exterior cladding of mobile home is environmentally friendly, recycled cork, and have good insulating properties, and noise-absorbing. Inside, have a brown cork finish alternated with plywood and chipboard OSB. The main part of the internal space has a double bed. Hidden behind a screen sink and toilet. The rest of the space is free space and ergonomic thin shelves.
This temporary installation, requiring no special conditions, like a barrel of Diogenes, can be easily transported to any destination.
Creativity of authors of the project can be found on the official website of the studio of the architect: http://www.shelterbygg.com/ #