NYC architects offer octagonal shelte...

NYC architects offer octagonal shelters for Haitians displaced by January earthquake

There are 1 comment on the KSWB-TV San Diego story from Jun 5, 2010, titled NYC architects offer octagonal shelters for Haitians displaced by January earthquake. In it, KSWB-TV San Diego reports that:

A team of New York architects is flying to Haiti this week with prototypes of an octagonal vinyl structure they hope will help house some of the 1.5 million Haitians still homeless because of the Jan.

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Catherine Knott

Anchorage, AK

#1 Jun 5, 2010
We have been suggesting yurts for Haiti for four months now. Check out www.nomadshelters.com . This enterprising company also has designed a yurt using rammed earth and local materials such as bamboo, especially for the tropics. My son lives year round in one of their excellent yurts, in Alaska.

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