Emergency Quarantine Facility


Emergency Quarantine Facility

WTA Design Studio

A simple, practical solution prioritizing speed and scalability for minimal cost, manpower, and equipment, made with local, readily-available materials.

Ready (In Stock)


16 residents / 1 facility

$938 / resident

Medium Term (1-10 years)

1 days offsite5 days onsite

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Concept Owner / Company: WTA Architecture and Design Studio
Website: http://www.wtadesignstudio.com/eqf/
Contact: william.ti@wtadesignstudio.com

The Emergency Quarantine Facility (EQF) is a facility that is meant to address our housing needs with the simplest and most practical solutions. It prioritizes speed and scalability and minimizes cost and manpower and equipment.

  • Quoted Total Cost: $15000
  • Planned Occupancy (1 person/bed): 16 beds
  • Estimated Cost Per Bed: $938
  • Quote’s Total Interior Square Footage: 1,600 sqft
  • Quote Includes # Units: 1 units
  • Used for Shelter Before: Yes, but only outside the U.S.
  • Readiness: Ready (In Stock)
  • In Stock / Ready to Ship Today: Yes
  • Manufacturer Identified and Available: N/A
  • Setup Speed: 6 days
  • Setup Difficulty: Moderate (prefab assembly)
  • % Built Onsite: >75% – Majority of Structure Assembled and/or Built On-Site
  • Portability: Not intended to be moved
  • Intended Use of Shelter: Medium Term (1-10 years)


Used for shelter before?Yes
Used for shelter in the U.S.?Yes
If so, list examplesemergency quarantine facility. housing for healthcare workers, housing for factory workers, housing for migrant workers in Singapore.
Prior use comments3000 beds in the Philippines and 4000 beds in Singapore.
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Roof Load (PSF)0
Indoor Clearance Height (ft)8
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Conforms to ICC’s Temporary Structure and Uses Code
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Materials Used/Made of:Wood framing PE sheets shipping pallets metal roofing sheet
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Ideal Mounting SurfacesSoil (Dirt/Grass), Asphalt / Parking Lot
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Site Prep (days)5
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