The Plug Inn / Dorm in IIT
Residential Device in the IIT Campus
IIT / Chicago / USA
The campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), in Chicago, needs to stop considering the train line as a boundary between the dorm area and the faculties, and to set connecting and supporting elements.

The PLUG INN offers permeability through a double plate system, where the enveloped space (sandwich space) contains the permanent programme to serve the campus and the building, so as to become both a passing-through area and a meeting point, whereas the upper plate becomes a naked mutable landscape based on the worksystem on time.

This residential habitat is developed through a system of capsules that are plugged in the upper plate, to the inputs and outputs of the structure and infrastructure. The caps are delivered as a standard GRP (Glassfibre Reinforced Plastic) structure by train or trailer, and are properly placed thanks to a mobile crane. The cap can rotate over itself to adapt its use into common spaces (kitchen, dining, lounge, social shed, sta
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sala ferusic The Plug Inn / Dorm in IIT Residential Device in the IIT Campus
sala ferusic The Plug Inn / Dorm in IIT Residential Device in the IIT Campus
sala ferusic The Plug Inn / Dorm in IIT Residential Device in the IIT Campus
sala ferusic The Plug Inn / Dorm in IIT Residential Device in the IIT Campus
sala ferusic The Plug Inn / Dorm in IIT Residential Device in the IIT Campus
sala ferusic The Plug Inn / Dorm in IIT Residential Device in the IIT Campus
sala ferusic The Plug Inn / Dorm in IIT Residential Device in the IIT Campus
sala ferusic The Plug Inn / Dorm in IIT Residential Device in the IIT Campus
sala ferusic The Plug Inn / Dorm in IIT Residential Device in the IIT Campus
sala ferusic The Plug Inn / Dorm in IIT Residential Device in the IIT Campus
sala ferusic The Plug Inn / Dorm in IIT Residential Device in the IIT Campus
sala ferusic The Plug Inn / Dorm in IIT Residential Device in the IIT Campus
sala ferusic The Plug Inn / Dorm in IIT Residential Device in the IIT Campus
sala ferusic The Plug Inn / Dorm in IIT Residential Device in the IIT Campus
sala ferusic The Plug Inn / Dorm in IIT Residential Device in the IIT Campus
sala ferusic The Plug Inn / Dorm in IIT Residential Device in the IIT Campus