Students Design Alternate Housing For Katrina Victims

Auburn University Design/Build students design an inexpensive alternative for providing temporary housing after a disaster.
September 7, 2005, 12pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan
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Design/Build Masters candidates in the College of Architecture, Design, and Construction at Auburn University show how transport cargo containers can be easily converted to temporary housing for individuals displaced from hurricane Katrina. The containers can be converted to living units for less than $3,000 dollars. In addition, the containers provide more protection than tents which are typically used in disaster relief.

Thanks to Randy Hutcheson

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Published on Wednesday, September 7, 2005 in Auburn University News
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