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American Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture. 2022, 10(1), 57-64
DOI: 10.12691/ajcea-10-1-7
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Studies on Modular Emergency Buildings and Conservation

Francis Deng Clement1, , Liu Qidong2, Zhou Xingwen3 and Luo Xiaojuan4

1School of Architecture & Art Design, Southeast University Chengxian College and Architect of UB Shanghai Building Technology

2UG Prefab Technology Development Shanghai

3CEO UB Shanghai Building Technology, UG Prefab Technology Development Shanghai

4Human Resources Manager of UB Shanghai Building Technology, UG Prefab Technology Development Shanghai

Pub. Date: March 30, 2022

Cite this paper:
Francis Deng Clement, Liu Qidong, Zhou Xingwen and Luo Xiaojuan. Studies on Modular Emergency Buildings and Conservation. American Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture. 2022; 10(1):57-64. doi: 10.12691/ajcea-10-1-7


As opposed to permanent housing, emergency housing is temporary and may be moved to different locations as needed since it is constructed of shipping containers that have been specially manufactured for this purpose. People ignore temporary housing due of its inefficiency and transient nature. Portable housing has various issues such as limited room or office space, poor comfort and inefficient use of resources. This study focuses on human population increase as construction scarcity of land, natural catastrophe response, demands for shows rooms production and building sustainability, and temporary housing comfort and security. Its modular design fits the needs of temporary housing (showrooms) while meeting the needs of industrial manufacturing. A last point strategic reserve and re-use improve product eco-friendliness.

emergency buildings conservation modular design temporary housing

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