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Global Shelters. Temporary shelters for emergency use. The Global Village. Many traditional homes around the world resemble what we think of as shelters. Here are some North American Tepees. A world of shelters. Many cultures have traditionally lived in a variety of shelters.

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global shelters

Global Shelters

Temporary shelters for emergency use.

the global village
The Global Village
  • Many traditional homes around the world resemble what we think of as shelters.
  • Here are some North American Tepees.
a world of shelters
A world of shelters
  • Many cultures have traditionally lived in a variety of shelters
shelters in the uk
Shelters in the UK
  • In this country too.
emergency
EMERGENCY!
  • A political or environmental crisis can be devastating.
  • War and persecution can drive people from their homes making them refugees.
  • Floods, hurricanes and other natural disasters also lead to people losing their homes
  • A temporary replacement is needed…and quickly.
homework task
Homework Task
  • To design a shelter for an emergency
  • Suitable for basic needs: (eating & sleeping)
  • Easy to transport to the disaster zone
  • Can it be built from local materials?
  • Eco friendly?
choice of presentation
Choice of presentation
  • Build a 3D model
  • Draw a 2D design on A3 paper; list the materials that you would use and estimate the cost.
  • Include a paragraph explaining why it is suitable for the disaster area. Where in the world would your shelter suit. (One paragraph).
3d model
3D Model
  • Make a framework:
  • triangle joints
  • Geodome

Decide on materials for outer skin.

http://weburbanist.com/2008/11/12/lifesaving-temporary-emergency-shelters-buildings/

visit the apms webpage
Visit the APMS webpage
  • All information (including ppt)
  • Web links
  • Google ‘emergency shelters’
  • Homework club
  • Base Wednesday
  • Ask MD before the end of Friday