Fernando Gordillo Bedoya
Universidad Colegio Mayor de Cundinamarca


This article undertakes a theoretical reflection on transitory habitat, to understand the factorsthat determine the necessity of provisional refuge of individuals, born of the sustainability,accessibility and quality of life. The attention is centred in interpreting to what extent thetemporary belongs to the habitat and how the habitat is related to the transitory. In addition,the necessity is demonstrated to elaborate novel and less conventional approaches to temporaryemergency housing, the theoretical criteria of which are explored in order to establish designconditions in temporary lodgings. The displayed arguments are a step that will allow us todefine policies and to infer some conclusions about the subject of the Habitat in Risk,understood as a necessity of academic intervention

Keywords: Habitat, transitory, housing, emergencies, temporary.