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Portable housing prototype for people with disability

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The Summer Foundation worked with Oscar Building and Stretchy Tech to design and build an accessible and portable home that fits into a 10x 12m space.

The Rapid Interim Housing prototype demonstrates what affordable, relocatable, prefabricated and accessible accommodation for people with a newly acquired or rapidly progressing disability can be like. It allows people to leave hospital and return to their community while waiting for modifications to be done on their existing home or until suitable alternative housing becomes available.

“What is unique about this solution is the ability to keep people with disability connected to their families, networks and communities,” The Summer Foundation chief of staff, Carolyn Finis, told F2L. “This solution offers location flexibility that existing transitional options do not offer and it can be relocated anywhere in Australia.

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Source:
Kymberly Martin, 2019, Freedom2Live (https://www.freedom2live.com.au)

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