Andrew Michler

Eco Emergency Shelter Built Entirely From Shipping Pallets

by , 08/19/10

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The Pallet House offers two stories and five rooms with a small courtyard, kitchen and porch. The floor is made from pallets with slates abutted to each other. A stone foundation keeps the wood off the ground. A simple 16 by 16 foot shelter can be created with 100 pallets.

Simple building designs that can be quickly and easily erected with common materials are becoming more and more essential as climate change and population growth push the limits of traditional building. Quick, affordable and sturdy housing will only be more in demand in the coming years, so ideas like the Pallet House can be invaluable for destabilized communities.

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  1. Alison Liu May 11, 2011 at 12:07 am

    SIMPLE : BRILLIANT !

  2. Girlene Santos November 20, 2010 at 4:59 pm

    Nossa, muito bom! Tenho como receber informações sobre todo o material necessário, a quantidade e o passo a passo para a construção desta maravilha? Meus pais tem um pequeno sítio mas a casa é muito pequena (apenas 1 quarto) e quando eu e meu maridinho vamos visitá-los temos que voltar no mesmo dia por não termos espaço na casa. Adoraria construir uma dessas pra mim pra “brincar de casinha”.

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