Tag Archives: shelter

Ecoshelta e.Pod – Modular Building System from Australia

Made from space-age alloy, our e.pods and bigpods can be easily transported and erected anywhere, in as little as a day, for an oceanfront retreat, ecotourism accommodation, studio or any number can be joined together in limitless designs to make delightful, luxurious homes. Cutting edge details, materials, finishes and fabrication systems are carefully selected for minimal […]

Simple Shelter with Pump House and Tank

So far the cabins I have built are remote, more like art projects, without plumbing or electricity. That is easily added to a shell, however, and solar power and composting toilets are an option if you don’t want to run utilities to your cabin site.” – Vistor Summers See more at Simple Shelter Texas

Earthbag & Pallet Emergency Shelter

Dr. Owen Geiger, the Director of the Geiger Research Institute of Sustainable Building, posted one of my design concepts on his Earthbag Building Blog. I had whipped this design up for a 1 Hour Design Challenge at Core77, in exactly 1-hour using Google SketchUp. Thanks for all the earthbag inspiration Owen! Earthbag & Pallet Emergency Shelter

Homeless Shelter in a box

I really love the ingenuity of this simple rolling homeless shelter designed by Paul Elkins. Paul has an amazing mind for coming up with incredible solutions for tiny mobile spaces and I highly recommend that you spend some time exploring his blog after checking out this latest homeless shelter concept. Homeless Shelter in a box

Simple Panelized Shelter

Some recent news about the Sacramento Police rousting a group of homeless folks from their temporary tent town got me a bit riled up last week. Being someone who likes to take proactive measures when trouble brews I set to work on publishing a simple panelized structure that could be built as temporary housing for […]