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Latticed aluminum shelters to help coastal Peruvians in climate emergencies

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Mar 16, 2016 01:05 AM
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by Lidija Grozdanic last modified Mar 15, 2016

The pop-up modules are based on a mechanism for splitting aluminium foil, with an independent reflective and insulating flake-like layer placed on top. The structures, named La Matriz, are easily deployed, lightweight, durable, and allow for a quick response to any emergency situations. They can also be used as a temporary housing solution for people waiting for their houses to be replaced. Related: Hex House is an affordable, rapidly deployable solar home for disaster victims The self-supporting...






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