Collapsible woven refugee shelters powered by the sun | Green Prophet

More than 40 million people worldwide have been displaced from their homes and left to find shelter in strange lands. Maybe they find a tarp, or a tent, but their quality of life almost always remains dismal. To close this gap in need, Jordanian-Canadian architect and designer Abeer Seikaly designed a new kind of shelter. One that allows refugees to rebuild their lives with dignity.

Seikaly, now living in Amman, Jordan is well poised to design a dwelling for refugees given that her ancestors in Jordan probably toggled between nomadic and sheltered life in the desert for centuries.

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2 responses to “Collapsible woven refugee shelters powered by the sun | Green Prophet”

  1. Chris Harris Avatar
    Chris Harris

    I am so intrigued by this product. I would like to order one for myself. How much do they cost?

    mr.christopher.harris@gmail.com

    1. stlane Avatar
      stlane

      Christopher, I don't know how much they cost. I believe at this point it's just conceptual. You might contact her here to find out. I would like to help her with a crowdfunding project for it. I'm glad you like it. If I may ask, how did you find out our website?

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