Gallery: EDV-01: Robotic Emergency Shelter is Entirely Self-Sufficient


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 be transported to anywhere you can set a shipping container. Developed by Diawa Lease, the shelter is a paragon of high-tech Japanese engineering — call it an emergency shelter robot.

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  1. RichG December 26, 2012 at 11:06 am

    Novel, interesting and expensive! And what about the masses of people affected by disasters. There are more appropriate shelters like those found at IADDIC Shelters.

  2. ultrajessman January 20, 2011 at 2:12 am


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