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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?

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