Lightweight structural concepts for disaster relief sheltering

Jan Roekens, Marijke Mollaert

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Disasters, either natural or manmade, occur worldwide. As a result, countless people are rendered homeless without any protection against the external environment. Different humanitarian organisations (NGO's) try to help these affected people, by sending several disaster relief items. One of these items are temporary shelters. These disaster relief shelters should be extremely lightweight, durable and easy to set up. In the search for more appropriate shelters, several lightweight concepts will be analyzed.
Original languageEnglish
ISBN (Print)978-90-808687-8-6
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2013

Publication series

NameJaarboek Vakgroep ARCH 2012-2013


  • lightweight
  • disaster relief
  • humanitarian relief
  • shelter


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