American University of Sharjah

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Shelters for Extended Families

Shelters for Extended Families proposes strategically positioning inhabitable roofscapes in the Jerash refugee camp in Jordan as a means of providing communal spaces without compromising currently existing private and service spaces.

Four shelters have been redesigned to form a residential complex for extended families. The interior multi use spaces serve as living and sleeping areas and the extended roof area serves as a family meeting area, children’s play area, cooking space and roof farm.

American University of Sharjah

WEBSITE

www.aus.edu

Shelters for Extended Families

Shelters for Extended Families proposes strategically positioning inhabitable roofscapes in the Jerash refugee camp in Jordan as a means of providing communal spaces without compromising currently existing private and service spaces.

Four shelters have been redesigned to form a residential complex for extended families. The interior multi use spaces serve as living and sleeping areas and the extended roof area serves as a family meeting area, children’s play area, cooking space and roof farm.

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