Based on its name, we believe you’re probably can guess how Accordion Tent is used. The design was inspired by the musical instrument which takes up so little space when fully compressed, but it becomes large when you expand it. Therefore, this compact and smart Accordion Tent design is very efficient to be transported for fast accommodation after natural disasters. As you know, after natural disaster there are many people become homeless, it’s very crucial to provide sturdy temporary shelters that can handle complex structures and these shelters are needed quickly.
Designers : Ye Haoyu, Shen Yiqing and Zhang Hao
To fully expand Accordion Tent, all we need to do is simply grab the side rails and pull them apart. As one of Red Dot design submissions, this innovative and instant installation provides rapid accommodation after a disaster struck. Due to its compact size, it is possible to transport this tent by helicopter, road or rail. Not only as temporary shelter, Accordion Tent can also be used as a temporary hospital, school or even rescue headquarters.