Lifehouse, a survival kit for catastrophes

Lifehouse is an academic draft that talks about the emergency, the necessity, the social design of emergency, developed for two students of Lund University, Johan Krantz and Harald Sundberg. An emergency kit that pretends to resolve an emergency problem. As the case of forced migrations on account of earthquakes, or other catastrophes.
Lifehouse-more-with-less-design-magazine-01Un objetivo simple, pero ambicioso: dar una solución a las personas, para poder resistir en caso de emergencia, y dar más resistencia en caso de socorro. Un proyecto actual, que nos recuerda los desastres naturales y sociopolíticos que están obligando a millones de personas a migrar de sus lugares de manera forzada pera encontrar un sitio seguro.

Lifehouse, a complete academic and commited project that gives solution to all these people forced to migrate for natural catastrophes.

This couple of young students not only give a solution to all those people who are in this situations, but in addition they do it through the design, a realistic design, of a nomadic, portable and light design.Lifehouse-more-with-less-design-magazine-02
Lifehouse is a backpack that contains basic food supplies, but at the same time there is a tent to give a little shelter to all the people that have the oportunity of wear one of them. A simple tent, easy to assemble with only three tensors.
Lifehouse-more-with-less-design-magazine-03There is even more! The handles of the backpack wears a strip of leds that allow to light the front of the walker, but at the same time lights the interior of the tent. Finally, a thin silvery coat, made with the same material as the tent, as if it where a thermal rug giving thermal insulation and waterproofing. Two key point to continue in life in extreme cases.Lifehouse-more-with-less-design-magazine-04All the Lifehouse emergency kit is dip for two colours: black and silver. Colours that define a technological modernity, a conscius modernity of its context which uses the technology and the design to meet the more basic needs of the people that are unfortunately in this circumstances.Lifehouse-more-with-less-design-magazine-05