家具ブロック _ KAGU-BLOCK
KAGU-BLOCK is a multi-use furniture unit designed for the 2010 Tsunami victims who continue to live in prefabricated temporary housings.
Program: Furniture Unit for Refugee Housing
Team: OCX Luke Willis, Esin Erez
Location: Ishinomaki, Japan
The KAGU-BLOCK is designed to serve two purposes, accessibility and adaptability.
ACCESSIBILITY: By using easily available and affordable material, with a minimal footprint for maximum units of delivery, the KAGU-BLOCK is designed for simple assembly and for immediate use during a disaster relief situation.
ADAPTABILITY: The KAGU-BLOCK is designed in a 500mm x 500mm square footprint, which by orientation and linking with other units can serve as a chair, sofa, coffee table, planter box, bookshelf within the temporary housing.
With time, the KAGU-BLOCKS inherent each and every owner's personality through the varying use, composition, and care. The furniture unit acts as a vessel to house those forced to live a new beginning.
OCX, Mete Caddesi, Suren Apartmani 4/8, Taksim, Istanbul 34457, Turkey Tel + 9 (0531) 5939855