WIT Press

"Puff"

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/MRS960151

Volume

24

Pages

10

Published

1996

Size

634 kb

Author(s)

S. Guidetti & G. Silvestri

Abstract

Tuff' is a "house-tent", provided with a series of accessories. It can be easily assembled and inflated. It can be set up according to different rings of plans, depending on the needs of the user. It has been designed to substitute traditional "bungalows" and tents in tourist villages and in camping grounds: It can be used, moreover, as temporary emergency shelter in case of natural calamity (Figure No. 1-2). 1 Introduction The aims of the project are: - To supply temporary housing according to different needs. - To ensure easy and light assembly even for older people or women. 2 Description The Module is formed by a series of pneumatic radial sectors, inflated with a turbine, which pumps 500 litres of air per minute into it The accessories include: - A bed and a sofa with independent inner tubes to dose the air at will for the best confort. - A table w

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