Life Cube

With the occurrences of disasters on the rise in recent years, there needs to be a product that provides a complete response solution in a single, easily deliverable, on-site mobile package. This is where the Life Cube comes in. The Life Cube is best described as a “multi-platform delivery system.” It begins with our core […]

Tsunami House Living Room

In order to be better prepared for disasters, primarily focused on resistance to tsunamis, the resistance disaster house was designed to safeguard families living in vulnerable coastal areas in Japan. This resistance disaster house design was designed to resist disaster and to provide shelter from natural disasters. This Tsunami house resistance design is located in […]

Design It: Shelter competition

For the occasion of the exhibitions, Frank Lloyd Wright: From Within Outward and Learning By Doing, the Guggenheim and Google SketchUp invited amateur and professional designers from around the world to submit a 3-D shelter design for any location in the world using Google SketchUp and Google Earth. Over the course of the summer, nearly 600 […]

Hexayurt Project

The Hexayurt is a new kind of sheltering solution. To make the simplest Hexayurt, make a wall by putting six sheets of plywood on their sides in the shape of a hexagon. Cut six more sheets in half diagonally, and screw them together into a shallow cone. Lift the roof onto the wall with a […]

Über Shelter

This shelter is very compact and can be transported very quickly and reassembled with ease. The shelter offers victims individual living space. Also, the Über shelter is made from recyclable and reusable materials. Up to three personal rooms can be created in the shelter. The shelter is designed in a way that all components that […]

The CYPE House by MIRA YUNG

The vision of this project is to design a safe temporary wood house to provide the victims affected by natural disaster with a place to live and with a new life. The CYPE House includes all of the self-sustaining daily essentials such as water supply, lighting and ventilation. Most importantly, it can deployed on short […]

Self-Sufficient Shelter in 5 Minutes

The Unthinkable: Who survives when disaster strikes – and why. The Daiwa Lease, a giant in the construction industry of Japan, has presented EDV-01: a module housing for natural disasters that seems to come out of a science fiction movie. The prefabricated units are carried via helicopter or truck and their setup takes just five […]

Recovery Huts

The Recovery Hut System uses composite shell technology and is divided into four nesting 60lb sections for efficient transport, storage, handling and rapid 30-minute setup by one person. The huts have a translucent roof and are available with up to four insect-proof venting door panels that can be attached to adjacent huts allowing a variety […]

Sandbag Structures by Nader Khalili

The global need for housing is felt by millions refugees and displaced persons – victims of natural disasters and wars. Iranian architect Nader Khalili believes that this need can be addressed only by using the potential of earth construction. After extensive research into vernacular earth building methods in Iran, followed by detailed prototyping, he has […]

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