Gallery: The Liina Transitional Modular Shelter Needs No Tools for Asse...

The Liina Transitional Shelter is a completely prefabricated, modular shelter created for refugees and recovery situations. Designed and built by students of the Wood Program at Aalto University, the shelter is a temporary building that adapts to colder climates, and aims to provide a sustainable solution for displaced individuals. The shelter consists of modular, insulated panels made with Finnish wood, and the structure can be put it together byt two people in about 6 hours without any power tools. The jointed panels are fit together to form frames, which are then tilted up and stacked together.

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  1. sjbmouse December 10, 2011 at 6:04 am

    What does one of these buildings cost. Are they practical for low income Americans? I have a small piece of land available to me where zoning forbids single wide mobile homes. I don’t need, nor can I afford to buy a double wide mobile home for just me. I am a disabled Sr. Citizen. I am very low income and I hate living in Sr. housing, but I have to because it is subsidized.

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