Hamburg, Germany (2016) | Mother-Child Tent for Refugees
Marquard & Bahls Donates for a Winterized DOMO to Provide Aid to Refugees
By the end of 2015, 61,500 refugees had arrived in Hamburg. 22,000 of them have remained in the city – a number that has created major challenges for the city due to limited accommodation capacities, a particularly serious problem in the cold winter. In order to provide short-term, effective aid to refugees, Marquard & Bahls donated 6,000 euros to the non-profit association More Than Shelters e.V., which used the money to purchase a winterized DOMO, a hexagon-shaped shelter system. The DOMO is based on an innovative architectural and design concept for humanitarian needs and offers a space, which easily adapts to the needs of people who live in it. DOMOs consist of many interchangeable components and can be used as “room-in-room solutions” within larger halls, or as customizable social spaces outdoors.