We proposed an inflatable PVC air shelter as a portable base structure which can be easily delivered to disaster area and used as a temporary base structure that allowed different material like paper to applied on top to form a more durable and more permanent space.
We tested more than 200 computer aided generated designs and selected the strongest one.
Final design structure analysis.
Surfaces of the inflatable PVC structure. Three layer structure design from internal inflatable PVC layer, to the paper beam supporting layer, to the paper cover layer.
Fabrication process: connecting PVC segments, rolling the paper beam, build and test the paper cover.
1:! Scale Prototype