Gallery: Amazing HaitiSOFTHOUSE Provides Immediate Disaster Relief for ...

 

After a massive 7.0 earthquake hit Haiti last year, architects and designers immediately took to the drawing boards to develop projects to reconstruct the devastated island. While many creative designs have been proposed, most of them require substantial amounts of time, materials and manpower. Enter The HaitiSOFTHOUSE. Created by a New York City-based team of  four, architects Lonn Combs, Rodney Leon, Dragana Zoric, and artist Mark Parsons, in collaboration with Chicago-based textile firm Fabric Images, are determined to provide shelter for the citizens of Haiti. The team designed a flexible and sustainable home that they say can be assembled in a day or less, with just the help of few able bodies and a set of simple directions.

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