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The Mangroove Symptom
Designed by Dhruv Jani

From: Ahmedabad, India
Shelter location: India
Date accepted: August 28, 2009

This shelter is designed to navigate lagoons, marshy areas, and mangrove clusters. The basic egg-shell structure designed to mimic boat ribs is the primary buoyant volume and also holds the sleeping/study areas, it is interrupted by two planes that form the floor and deck. The roots outside can be inflated and deflated using pressurized water, thereby anchoring and discharging the vessel. Materials: wood for ribs and deck.

The Mangroove Symptom
The Mangroove Symptom
The Mangroove Symptom
The Mangroove Symptom

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