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Clever Backpack and Tent Hybrid Shelters Nomads and Homeless People

by , 01/15/14


Ragnhild Lübbert Terpling, Tent-Backpack Hybrid, Urban Rough Sleepers, nomadic lifestyle, homeless people shelter, camping gear, Disaster-proof design, social design, Eco Travel,

Urban Rough Sleepers is the perfect for those who want to hit the road and leave their busy lives behind them. A designer and a journalist, Ragnhild Lübbert Terpling took inspiration from the real world experiences of homeless people he encountered. Durable and versatile, it consists of a retractable single-person tent that can be carried around as a backpack, with extra items tied to its exterior.

But the best part of this new pop-up shelter design is its interesting business model. 10 percent of the profit derived from each item sold will be used towards an Urban Rough Sleeper for a homeless person. This way, affluent young campers can also help people living on the streets meet their storage, mobility and shelter needs.

+ Ragnhild Lübbert Terpling

Via Treehugger

Photos by Ragnhild Lübbert Terpling

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  1. Cranberryhouse November 16, 2014 at 3:21 pm

    Where can I purchase these for our citys homess?

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