Shelter is an important facility provided by the government as one of the disaster mitigation measures, considering the condition of Indonesia that is prone to natural disasters. In the provision of temporary shelter is not limited to residential units that can be provided quickly, efficiently and effectively only. Shelter provided should be able to provide comfort and can reduce the psychic effects of affected communities and in accordance with the characteristics of shelter based on the principle of sustainability. In this regard, container material can be an alternative to temporary shelter units. In response to this especially in the area of Bali, the application of the concept of mandala in the container building became the basis in the spatial arrangement refers to the homes of Balinese people. This study was conducted by qualitative method with literature study approach by digging the data and information related to the topic of study. Furthermore, the data obtained are prepared and analyzed for the conclusions then drawn. Based on the study mentioned that it is very important to enter the concept of mandala as one of local genius in setting the pattern of temporary shelter unit space because it will affect the comfort level of the occupants. The concept of mandala is applied in the division of 3 zoning space ie main (utama), middle, nista. The three zones are influenced by activities and civities within the dwelling unit. The upstream (main) is a private space serves as a bedroom. Middle Zone (center) is used as a multipurpose room and a place of worship. And on teben (nista) is a service room that is used as a kitchen and bathroom.