Imagine the easiest possible commute, with your work literally on your doorstep. Such would be the reality for many construction workers should the Urban Nomadic Scaffolding concept become a reality. It would be an especially sensible project for the U.A.E., considering the working conditions of their tradesmen.
Firstly, the jobs required of these short-term contracted employees are physically challenging, time consuming and often dangerous and consequently stressful. Housing them on-site reduces the need for frequent descents and ascents up bare skeletal skyscrapers.
But most significantly, these builders are often left with few options for accommodation on solid ground in cities like Dubai. Olya Piskun's proposal comprises livable pockets along the skin of these structures to serve as dwellings the hardworking crew. Urban Nomadic Scaffolding would feed off of the facilities of the rising structure and leave its prints on the final product.
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Urban Nomadic Scaffolding Makes Construction Sites Temporary Condos
Published: Jun 21, 2012 • References: suckerpunchdaily