Gallery: AbleNook: Flat Pack Modular Prefab Units That Come Together In...

 
There is no "one size fits all" solution to disaster relief housing, bbut there is a common set of criteria - it must be sturdy, reliable and economical to build. One tactic for less expensive housing solutions is prefabricated and flat-pack shelters that come together quickly with minimal tools or skill required. Two graduate students at the University of South Florida, Jason Ross and Sean Verdecia, have designed the AbleNook, which is a prefab living module that could be used for either housing, classrooms or even flexible office spaces. Parts for the modular shelter are flat-packed, shipped and assembled in a snap.

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3 Comments

  1. ToshiroMifune February 26, 2011 at 5:41 pm

    Good to see someone is thinking out of the box and trying to prevent history from repeating itself! The government better stockpile these when they go on the market…

  2. elmovittorio February 12, 2011 at 3:54 am

    sarei interessato a licenze per vl’europa

  3. peter gerhard February 7, 2011 at 9:55 pm

    intelligent, elegant, flexible, doable – hopefully a reality soon. Congratulations.

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