Day & Night Shelter for Boys

Status

Completed in 2015

Location

Mumbai, India

Impact

100 children

Partners

Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai, Salaam Baalak Trust, Space Matrix and DBS Bank

 
 

Potential for Impact
The Supreme Court of India in 2011 directed all cities to build one homeless shelter for 50 per every 100,000 people.

 

Innovation
A flexible day & night space was designed for comfortable sleeping on the floor, with customized movable furniture that converts into a classroom and multipurpose space during the day.

 

Scaling
A book with design methods and standards was published and shared with city officials and local NGOs that operate shelters.