Marianna Gonzalez

Marianna Gonzalez

Wellesley, MA, US


Shelter Me

This project required the design of a shelter for three people. The proposed shelter could act as a prototype for many parts of the world that need temporary shelter. Presently, there is estimated need of shelters for two million citizens from Syria, mostly in Jordan. The same is true in many parts of the world.



  • lumber
  • plastic sheeting
  • steel plates
  • insulation boards

Budget: $150

Time-Frame: Design and build in one week; build on site in less than one hour.

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Status: School Project
Location: MIT
Additional Credits: Anna Kärtner & Juanita Ballesteros