Many of you many not know, but I work for a non-profit where my goal is to alleviate poverty. I mention this because I often talk about how Tiny Houses can be used to solve the homeless problem. While this is a very complicated issue surrounded by very complex issues and problems, I still like to highlight interesting houses for the homeless.
Today we have Cardboargami, a collapsible shelter made from cardboard. While cardboard isn’t the greatest material, it is cheap and if done right, can hold up with a tarp. There are two versions: a two person and a larger group model.
We have talked about using Tiny Houses for homeless and emergency in the past. I have often thought about using one of these solutions as a temporary shelter while building my full Tiny House, then using it as storage. Check out some the other posts: Exo House and The Red House. Today I found a new one that is kinda neat, so check it out!
As the world’s climate changes and natural disasters increase in frequency, versatile and quick-to-deploy emergency shelters can mean the difference between life and death for displaced populations. Seeking to provide for this need, Recovery Huts offers a line of instant shelters that can be set up in 30 minutes by a single person. Each shelter can be delivered in 4 stackable sections that weigh no more than 60 pounds each, and if the 85 sq. ft footprint of each hut is not enough for a household, extender sections enable an entire community of huts to be interconnected.