F9 Productions recently unveiled plans for a sturdy, sustainably built home that is designed to withstand flooding and provide a safe haven when natural disaster strikes. Raised high above the ground and
The brainchild of British couple Mark and Sujeewa Reynolds, Friday's Place boasts four placid teak cottages in addition to the Tsunami House which is considered the "honeymoon suite." The resort was built
As a result of last month's earthquakes and tsunami, many areas of Japan have been left without even the most basic necessities such and shelter and power. To begin to offer assistance to the thousands of
Concerned about the ongoing stresses that would come with being displaced from their homes, Ban knew that while evacuation centers were providing a safe refuge to Japanese citizens, they would also become
QuaDror relief housing is based on the geometric form of the QuaDror, a square-like, trapezoidal, 3D element. Structural beams are held together in the correct QuaDror shape by specially designed joints
With thousands of Japanese displaced due to last week's earthquake and ensuing tsunami, many are currently forced to make homes in local shelters lacking the comfort of even just a little bit of privacy.
Gasland is the a visually provocative story by writer director Josh Fox who was inspired to explore the dangers of gas drilling when he was offered money to drill at his property in Pennsylvania.
The home is built on a beautiful site surrounded with large Puriri trees, Blackwoods and other natives, all of which inspired the design for the timber framed home. A foundation of stilts raise the main
Japan just unveiled the future of emergency housing in the form of the Emergency Disaster Vehicle, or EDV-01. The innovative design is fully-automated, capable of automatically doubling its size, and can
Restoration of the Iron Market is seen as a symbol of hope to the people of Haiti who are largely still living in tents and makeshift shelters. Amazingly, the project was completed in less than a year,
The apartment building includes seven units with split levels and views of both the street and the quiet interior courtyard. Each apartment is properly isolated from the others with strawbales to improve
The cabin, which was named after "Vostok 1", the capsule in which Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space in April 1961. The virtually indestructible shelter is part of a work that was commissioned by