ISSUE 07 : 101 Cases of Fast Architecture
Design in crisis does not necessarily refer to designing for natural disasters. Tehran is full of a variety of crisis, namely living conditions of a population of about 5 million people who are present during the day time, yet are not living in the city.
While the city is approaching noon, the streets get full of people resting/having lunch for more or less half an hour. By the edge of highways, there are parked cars, whose drivers are lying on the lawn or taking a nap. Sometimes we face taxi drivers who do not have a place to take a half-an-hour snooze over the day. Near the hospitals on the sidewalks, families and friends of some patients are sitting or tenting. So there will be moments for us, citizens, that “we do not feel well” and have no place to go.
Fast Architecture proposes solutions providing basic needs for temporary use of both the mentioned 5 million people, as well as for habitants of Tehran who spend part of their time in urban spaces. This issue of TUIC101 series uncovers various dimensions of user behaviours in main functions of the Fast Architecture, as well as introducing 101 notable design cases.
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