Sanitation projects 2013
By Derek Burkhardsmeier, Jacob Fornof, Kevin Gebo
To design an affordable and modular latrine that provides adequate comfort to the user.
The latrine should be easy to assemble, disassemble and transport, and structurally durable.
Modularity, Durability, User experience.
By Jonathan Erbelding, Gabrielle Potts, Brad Reminder, Mathew Starowitz
Goals and focus:
Waste Management – adequately treat waste and be self-sustaining for future generations.
Accessibility – allow access for children without fear.
Social/Cultural acceptance – be welcoming and encourage residents to want to use facilities.
By Raymond Boronczyk, Tal Rosemblum, Hanxuan Zhang
Develop a sanitation solution for rural Haitian areas that cleanliness, reduction of disease transmission and aesthetic impact.
Privacy, Vandalism prevention, Appearance, Dislodging, Cleanliness.
By Kyle Cohn, Shanique Shields, Ronald Still
To provide Haitian families with a clean, safe and welcoming environment in which they can produce and dispose of their waste.
Clean environment, Safety and privacy, Address cultural norms, Waste treatment.
By Pedro Cruz, John Leavitt, Wei Luo
To develop a concept of a sanitation system that provides sustainable solutions for the population of Haiti.
Functionality, Affordability, Waste reuse.
By Margaret Burke, Lauren Gaydosh, Brian Kilger, Elise Verkade
Goals and focus:
Culture and user experience – incorporate aspects of Haitian culture in the thought process of the design.
Manage waste – determine an effective way to collect, treat and dispose waste that will not be harmful to the members of the community or the surrounding environment.
Provide access – define the location of the system for ease of use, incorporate portability of the system.
By Austin Gampfer, Cyrus Hannibal, Melina Santos
To Design a system that will fulfill the needs of a rural community in a third world country that has been continuously under distress due to natural disasters.
Low maintenance, Waste treatment, Easy to move.