Friday, September 11, 2009

Shelter design - vote for People's Prize

We mentioned the Design It: Shelter Competition back in June and now it's time to vote for your favourite shelter designs (there's a shortlist of 10 from the 600-ish entries from 68 different countries): Uncle Wilco of Shedblog fame has a liking for the Cork Block Shelter which he points out has distinct garden office possibilities. Shedworking rather likes Skin designed by Robert Wilson from Welwyn Garden City (just up the road from Shedworking HQ). Here's what he says about it:
Skin is a shelter that adapts to its environment. The simple metal frame can be skinned with different materials to provide shelter in varying climates, keeping the user comfortable and protected. The shed skin is for use in forests, and the thicker white skin is used in harsh conditions such as the Antarctic.

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