Begum Baysun

Begum Baysun

Los Angeles, CA, US


Boeing 787 Inspired Shelter

By taking Boeing 787 (Dreamliner) as   the initial start of the idea, a mobile shelter was designed for  Antartica.   Boeing 787 is the world’s first  major airliner to use composite materials as the primary material in the construction of its frame.  So, this shelter was designed to have a composite (fiberglass) skin. 

By using Karamba, inititial form was idealized and both the skin and the structure were made sure to be safe structrually. Also, apertures and support elements were designed seperately to serve the purpose of the design.

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Status: School Project
Location: Antartica
My Role: Designer
Additional Credits: Shawn Rassekh