Shortlisted - Building Trust International, 2012 Home Competition
‘Fredi.e’ (Single Occupancy Home) is located in Melbourne, Australia. While designed for specific site and occupant conditions, the result is adaptable for sites and occupants the world over. The competition site is Hayward Lane. The site location offers ease of delivery and access to existing service infrastructure.
‘Fredi.e’ is primarily designed for a homeless population of Melbourne. 21% of the homeless population in Melbourne are aged 12-18 (Australian Bureau of Statistics ‘Counting the Homeless 2050.0’, 2006 Report). The accommodation has been designed with accessibility and adaptability in mind so ‘Fredi.e’ is also suited to the aging population with all necessary amenities on ground level. ‘Fredi.e’ is installed in clusters of six or more offering the framework for a community.