PORTABLE ISOLATION UNITS - International Healthcare Design Competition is now open for entries!
CALL FOR ENTRIES: The Archue is very pleased to present its PORTABLE ISOLATION UNITS - International Helthcare Design Competition, aims to explore how the participants can design a portable unit to tackle the current crisis in the age of covid-19 and other contagious diseases cost-effectively and innovatively.
The PORTABLE ISOLATION UNITS - International Helthcare Design Competition, organised by Archue now is calling for entries!
The world is battling against the newly discovered Coronavirus or COVID19 and many similar diseases spread through human contact are very contagious.
We all know that “Prevention is better than cure”. So the best way to control the virus is to know how to control its transmission. Due to such an increase and contagiousness, there is a lot of shortage in Hospital Beds in the hotspots of such areas. So organiser is looking for a portable and cost-effective solution for Isolation units that can be easily erected in the condition of emergency. What organiser searching for?
You have to design a portable isolation unit. There is no size restriction for the unit it can be the minimal size for a single patient with all medical requirements.
The unit will be used for the patients in mild to normal conditions, suffering from any contagious disease which transfers through the human contact.
It should be Cost-Effective.
Participants have to calculate a tentative budget for a single unit and should show them on the submission.
It should be modular in design.
Such that many units combined can work as a single unit
Easily produced on a large scale in case of emergency
Plug n Play
Units should be easily dismantled or removed whenever required.
The use of innovative material is appreciated.
➜ Proposal need to be presented on 1 x landscape oriented A1 sheet
➜ All text must be in English, with a max. of 250 words for project explanation. The proposal may be presented using any technique of your choice (sketches, diagrams, 3D visualizations, model photos, CAD drawings, etc.). All dimensions should be an imperial or metric unit.
Who can participate? ⇣
This Architecture competition is open to all.
The winners and the runner up will recive the cash prize.
Entry fee starts from 50$ during the Early Registration period (21th Aprile - 9th May). After that period ends the amount of fee will increase.