Gallery: Emergency Housing Made from Structural Steel Insulated Panels


OceanSafe, a maker of Structural Steel Insulated Panels (SSIP), and The ReGen Group recently unveiled the winner of their New Orleans Sustainable Design Competition, which challenged architects to design emergency housing shelters using their panels. The winning design is the SunShower SSIP by Judith Kinnard, professor of architecture at Tulane University, and Tiffany Lin, assistant professor of architecture. The 1,000 sq ft home will be built this October in New Orleans to showcase the potential of using SSIPS in emergency housing.

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