Project 2: "Amputation Disability Public Housing" by Nachapol Kasemsuwan

Project 2 :Public Housing

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Habitant:  AMPUTATION DISABILITY


         Thailand is one of the countries that overwhelm with hierarchic between rich and poor. The different is so high that cause conflict between two believes. Those who struggle to live, desire things different than those who are in middle class or above. Everyone wants to have a better life, but not everyone want to help others to have a better life. The only groups of people that can help those who in need of help are government.
 

          It is hard to make someone poor having a better life condition, especially those who are disabilities. If we provide things for them, they might still feel diverse from our society. The problem is they don’t really know how to work out their situation.  If we were to change and help those people physically and mentally, we should thing about our future instead of present. All those disability children are our also part of our future, and they will decide what our society might be.
 

        There are so many immature disability children that do not receive education. Some never have a chance to go to school, because of their poverty of their family. Further more, some schools do not accept them at all. According to the statistic of disability uneducated children in Bangkok, amputation disability group of people have the most numbers of all. To cure there physical and mental of their disability suffering, proper shelter needs to be provide under proper care from the health institution. They have to be able to live by them self and get along with our society, because their family cannot support them forever.

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         24 hours care is unavoidable for them, it is important to stay near health care center. Their health itself is already in bad condition, they need green space and good ventilation of the air. Some patients require equipment assistance like prosthetic or wheelchair, which require some space to move around with it. 24 hours care is unavoidable for them, it is important to stay near health care center. Their health itself is already in bad condition, they need green space and good ventilation of the air. Some patients require equipment assistance like prosthetic or wheelchair, which require some space to move around with it.


 

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         Canonical view above show main idea and concept of the habitat. It is about how disability and normal live on an equal ground.

      Approximately 44.4% of amputation disability patients need equipment assistance, which later on become part of their daily life. It is inevitable for them to demands more space. Some place they might not be able to access especially when shifting in ground level occurs. Solutions to access are to understand them limits of height they can reach and access. All space should act like an open space that connects by one continuous surface.

 


 

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         This habitat is design as a modular system. The partition are used (From Project 1.3) in a various ways which effect light, ventilation, and vision. The position is set according to the vision line from the outside. The ground lever are design with care of how wheelchair user use the space. 



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        Inhabitants compose of single families members and amputation disability patient age around 5-15 years old. Causes of amputation disability can be categorized in to 4 types, which are trauma, malignancy, disease, and congenital anomaly. Some patients are risk to be affect by diseases and need to have a proper care from the hospital. Most of the patients require support equipment for their daily life. 

          The chosen site would be located next to the hospital. This area should be away form the heart of the city.