Gallery: Shade & Shelter is a Lightweight Flexible Dwelling That Respon...

For his thesis project at Shenkar College of Design, Ohad Lustgarten designed a lightweight and flexible shelter to provide protection from the elements. Shade & Shelter is composed of a series of slats connected in the center by a flexible rod. Depending on the weather, the shelter can be extended out or it can be wrapped up and closed to protect from the sun and wind. His prototype was made from cardboard, but he hopes to make a more advanced version that includes rainwater collection, photovoltaics and the ability for the material to expand on its own when heated by the sun.

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  1. Sâfi Rehmân March 22, 2014 at 9:40 am

    Just wow ! it helped me out as am designing a pavillion , and my site is dubai desert! Thanks man ! <3

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