Designing Multifunctional and Portable Working Facilities for Working from Home Workers in The Covid-19 Pandemic Period


  • Kartika Suhada Program Sarjana Teknik Industri, Fakultas Teknik, Universitas Kristen Maranatha
  • Elty Sarvia Program Sarjana Teknik Industri, Fakultas Teknik, Universitas Kristen Maranatha
  • Rainisa Maini Heryanto Program Studi Teknik Industri Universitas Kristen Maranatha, Bandung
  • Theodore Setiawan Widjaya Program Sarjana Teknik Industri, Fakultas Teknik, Universitas Kristen Maranatha



multifunctions, portable, pandemic, work facilities


During the pandemic period, many people work from home, so work facilities are needed that could support the implementation of their work. However, the body also needs to be kept healthy to stay in shape, for that exercise is needed. The technique used in design development is the Design Thinking method focusing on the integration of user needs. The use of this technique is done by collecting some input obtained from users who are still working from home during the pandemic. Work and exercise that is done in a house that has a limited area that becomes an obstacle. Therefore, it is necessary to design a work facility that also functions as a sports tool, so that it does not require a large room space in the house. The results of the research are in the form of a proposed work facility consisting of a table, chair that can be adjusted in height, and sports equipment which includes a stationary bicycle, arm swivel device, jogging plate, and stepper. the design of the work facilities is made considering the ease of installation and convenience to be carried everywhere (portable) and comfortable when used.


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