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New Prefab Disaster Housing Prototype to Be Tested Out in NYC

by , 07/17/13

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New York City wasn’t ready when Hurricane Sandy hit last year, but city officials are hoping that a new prefab disaster housing prototype will help them prepare for the next big storm. Part of the Office of Emergency Management and Department of Design and Construction’s “What If NYC” campaign, the post-disaster housing system is expected to be tested this summer in Brooklyn.

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