Detailed Feature List

  • Hurricane-Resistant Structure: Our food hub should be designed to withstand high winds and potential storm damage.

→ Containers, solar panels can be unfolded and re-folded(+provide shade).

  • Communal Kitchen and Food Storage: A well-equipped, built-in communal kitchen will enable the preparation and distribution of hot meals even during power disruptions. Adequate food storage space is essential for storing perishable and non-perishable items.

→ commercial kitchen in a shipping container (Built-in kitchen with outside seating(with shade))

  • Water Supply and Filtration: Ensure a reliable water supply, and consider incorporating water filtration systems to provide clean drinking water in case of contamination.
  • First Aid and Medical Supplies: Have a well-stocked first aid kit and essential medical supplies on hand to address minor injuries and health concerns.

→ Sick beds, Emergency meds(Epi-Pens, Defib, Advil, Tylenol, Inhaler, Ventilator)

  • Shaded Outdoor Area with Bean Bags or Comfortable Seating: Create a comfortable space for individuals and families to rest and seek refuge during or after a hurricane. Bean bags or other soft seating can provide comfort in stressful situations.

→ Retractable awnings, bean bag area with chargers

  • Catering to Special Needs: Consider the needs of elderly individuals, people with disabilities, and families with young children when designing the space. Provide appropriate accommodations and facilities to support these groups.
  • Sanitation Facilities: Ensure adequate restroom facilities and sanitation measures are in place to maintain hygiene standards.
  • Informational Signage: Display clear and concise informational signs about safety tips, evacuation routes, current electricity availability, food status, and available resources.
  • Accessibility and Inclusivity: Ensure the food hub is accessible and inclusive for all community members regardless of physical abilities or language barriers.
  • Emergency Power and Charging Stations: Install backup power generators to ensure continuous operation during power outages. Include multiple charging stations for electronic devices like phones to stay connected during emergencies.

→ (+additional suggestion) : When it’s cloudy, they can use the Work-out space with ‘Self-powered bikes’ to charge their phones


  • Community Resilience Programs: Build community capacity and strengthen resilience by incorporating educational programs and workshops focused on disaster preparedness, response, and recovery.

→ Create spaces where people can come together to learn, discuss, and plan (+Plan movie nights and other fun activities to help people forget about the stress of the disaster for a while).


By incorporating these features, the food hub can serve as a vital resource for the community during hurricanes and other emergencies, providing both practical assistance and a safe haven for those in need.

Boards for planning and discussions

Communal kitchen (have to make it simple & good for gathering)

→ cargo container kitchen

Building materials = Container (portable)