// you’re reading...


Homes for Haiti

Flavorwire reports that architects are trying to help Haiti by designing new temporary homes  ranging from re-purposed shipping containers to lightweight Ikea-esque ‘pods’.  Andrés Duany, a Miami-based architect who developed the pretty Katrina Cottage in the aftermath of Hurriacane Katrina in New Orleans, as a dignified alternative to disaster trailers provided by FEMA. But are these designs likely to help or hinder the recovery of Haiti in the longer term?

Read more.


Add your comment for “Homes for Haiti”

Post a comment