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Clever Backpack and Tent Hybrid Shelters Nomads and Homeless People

The Urban Rough Sleepers is a single-person tent that can be compressed into a backpack and was designed by Danish Ragnhild Lübbert Terpling.

Clever Backpack and Tent Hybrid Shelters Nomads and Homeless People

The Urban Rough Sleepers is a single-person tent that can be compressed into a backpack and was designed by Danish Ragnhild Lübbert Terpling.

Tiny Abod Shelters Provide Humane Housing for Slum Dwellers in Just One Day

With roughly 32% of the world's population living in informal communities, the need for sustainable, humane housing is more pressing than ever. Doug Sharp of BSB Design conceived the tiny Abod Shelter - a sustainable, lightweight home that can be built in one day. | Tiny Homes

Homeless Sleeping Pods

Not only is homelessness an epidemic in urban settings, the number of natural disasters that have hit the world lately has inspired many designers to help in any way that they can. One such designer is Abby Brazier.

Michael Graves Dies at 80

“the architectural establishment continues to ignore indigenous building cultures and the human value of what they represent. For example, traditional building and urban geometry in sub-Saharan Africa is now revealed to be essentially fractal, thus revising our customary (and totally erroneous) conception of those cultures as mathematically under-developed.” Image of El Molo Hut, Lake Turkana, Kenya.. Image Courtesy of shutterstock.com

Superlight home made from plastic water tanks

New York designers say the basic structure, which has no bathroom and plumbing, can be used as a shelter.

By creating an enclosed space Origanid provides a personal retreat, a luxurious escape into a hushed, natural space in the midst of a busy spa, airport, office, hotel or library, media library. Origanid provides a quiet space in an age of exponential population growth, where privacy and peaceful respite is an increasingly precious commodity. Origanid is manufactured in France by craftsmen and women, supporting and revitalizing French’s ancient heritage of pleaters. The project originated in…

PREFAB FRIDAY: Reaction Housing Emergency Shelters

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