Penda's Fastener-Free, Re-usable Bamboo Structural System - Core77
Something you see a lot of in New York is workers assembling or disassembling a metal scaffold, but you almost never see them made out of new-looking pipes. The banged-up metal is a testament to how much use they see over their lifetimes. In contrast, you'll also see workers assembling...
There's plenty of 'pop-up' architecture out there, but that usually just means a building's in a spot temporarily, rather than physically popping up. This is a little different. Buenos Aires architects Matías Alter and Matías Carrizo have designed disaster relief housing that ca...
Emergency settlements made up of flimsy, impersonal white tents could be a thing of the past as architects offer up incredible designs for disaster shelters that are portable, easy to assemble, durable, comfortable, adaptable and made of eco-friendly materials. Ranging from an improbable pop-up skyscraper on an
LIFElink Emergency Shelter also provides an emotional haven to victims - Designbuzz
No matter how prepared we are, a calamity- natural or man made- always leaves its victims in extreme distress. To provide those affected by a particular event- floods, fire, and tornado etc- with a proper and effective emergency home that not only acts.
Hexayurt playa - Appropedia: The sustainability wiki
Building a Hexayurt for BurningMan. A hexayurt is a shelter designed for refugees and other people with a small housing budget. It's also for "recreational refugees" like Black Rock City residents, if built with rigid insulation.
Collapsible Compact Shelter pops up in under two minutes
Young Australian humanitarian and social entrepreneur, Alastair Pryor has created a foldable crisis relief shelter for disaster victims and the housing displaced. Dubbed Compact Shelter, the portable dwelling boasts an innovative design that is simple to use, collapsible and lightweight.
All over the world, participants of Burning Man live the entire year in anticipation of the month of August. In about two weeks, the yearly event in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada (which is expected to host 60,000 people) will begin, and Black Rock City will burst out of the desert floor like a giant flower. During the last week of August until Labor Day, these residents will live in their own shelters that they've brought out to the event. These shelters take on many forms: from berber…