Umbrellas & Shelters for Urban and Building Hacking
REUSE, WASTE, REPAIR strategies.
HOW: Bespoke/Tailored Structures - Building complex forms and structures out of planar linear stripes.
WHAT: 1. Second-hand Materials [waste of our time and places]. 2. Timber and EWP.
Types of waste: Cloths Waste. By-products of timber production. Reclaimed timber, concrete and other building waste. Sports equipment.
Australians buy almost 15kg of clothes every year and most of it ends up in landfill. Each year, we purchase an average of 27 kilograms of new clothing and dispose of an average of 23 kilograms of clothing at the landfill.
Events where temporary shelters can be useful: St Kilda Festival, Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 February in 2023. Weekly Market – Music Festival (deployable structures). Flower market.
Dr Sofia Colabella