Styrofoam Housing System

スタイロフォーム ハウジング システム

Voluntary Architects' Network(VAN) + Shigeru Ban Architects are planning to locally produce SHS(Styrofoam Housing Sytem), a panel-type housing that can be easily constructed.SHS is a housing system that can be easily assembled by non-skilled workers using lightweight panels with fiber reinforced plastic (FRP) wrapped around an extruded polystyrene foam insulation material called Styrofoam. We aim to offer this system with affordable prices by using materials that are less affected by the recent sharp rise in building material prices. In addition, the panel production will create employment opportunities by employing Ukrainian refugees at a local factory.
[Cooperation] Daiwa Lease Co., Ltd.

NPO 法人ボランタリー・アーキテクツ・ネットワーク(VAN)+坂茂建築設計では、 将来のウクライナでの住宅需要を見据え、簡易に施工できるパネル型の住宅SHS(Styrofoam Housing Sytem)の生産を現地で計画しています。SHS は、スタイロフォームと呼ばれる押出発泡ポリスチレンの断熱材の外側に、繊維強化プラスチック(FRP = Firber Reinforeced Plastic) を巻いた軽量パネルを用いた専門の技術者でなくても簡単に組み立てができる住宅システムです。昨今の建築資材の高騰の影響を受けにくい分野の材料を用いることで手頃な価格での提供を目指します。また、パネルの制作にあたっては、現地工場でウクライナ難民を雇うことで雇用機会の創出を担います。
[協働] 大和リース株式会社

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---Hubert Trammer--- ------Jerzy Łątka------ ----Artur Jörgen----
--Daria Pawłosik--- ---Students of the Wroclaw University of Technology--- ------

Preparations for SHS mock-up were made by students of Wroclaw University of Technology starting on September 16th 2022

SHS Mockup was built in Wrocław with the cooperation of the Wroclaw University of Technology on September 27, 2022


2022年9月26日、リビウ市長のAndriy Sadovyi(アンドリー・サドヴィー)氏と面会し、意見交換を行いました。
On September 26 2022, meeting with Andriy Sadovyi, Mayor of Lviv, to exchange opinions.


協働:大和リース株式会社 / With Daiwa Lease Co., Ltd.

We have developed an assembled house using fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP) panels as structural material in collaboration with Daiwa Lease Co., Ltd.
A mock-up was exhibited at ARK Hills Karajan Square in Tokyo on April 9-10, 2013.


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