Nowadays, we see that “changeable and transformable” features come to the fore in the construction sector as opposed to “static and permanent” concepts.
Workers’ living camps, portable living complexes and mobile life towns which can be disassembled, rebuilt and moved, with rapidly changing living conditions and technological developments, especially in industrial areas such as oil & gas fields, mining fields and construction sites are being built which we can call “mobile and portable life”.
Mobile life / buildings offer quick and practical solutions to all the sudden and changing needs of people in the most severe climatic conditions, far away from their homes. The stable architecture, which started with the transition to permanent settlement, has begun to gave place in many areas of our lives such as education, entertainment, health services to modular mobile units which are a part of the new life culture.
In addition, the temporary accommodation and relocation situation that occurred in extraordinary situations such as natural disasters, war, refugee crises caused the rapid spread of mobile temporary living spaces, which are more practical, flexible, faster and easier accommodation method.
If we classify the modular mobile structures in general, they can be used for traditional accommodation such as caravans, modular containers, caravan-containers, temporary disaster residences, wagon-containers, modular houses as well as temporary – portable shelter in disaster areas and war zones; They are also used as temporary residences or permanent settlements at construction sites, oil & gas, mining and drilling sites and factories until the end of the work.
The most important advantage of mobile structures is to meet the physical and mental needs of disaster victims, workers, workers or migrants-refugees at short notice.
Apart from this, modular building systems are not only used in emergency settlement areas. Mobile spaces considered versatile provide many advantages to people in today’s modern living spaces. Therefore, mobile structures offer practical solutions suitable for the changing needs of people. The aforementioned structures are light gauge, easily installed and disassembled or transported from one location to another. These portable structures that are equipped with high-level technology, do not depend on a fixed location, meet their own needs and even solve their sub-structural needs such as energy recovery and waste recycling.