Transitional Shelters are often thought of as a second shelter dispatched in the sequence of building back or reconstruction after a disaster.. For example; many disasters and emergency response systems deploy tents, then transitional shelter (temporary structures), and ultimately a permanent dwelling.
IADDIC’s approach to transitional shelter involves deploying one product at the time of need and building upon that structure to develop permanency.
To achieve permanency, the shelters are hardened with a coating of locally available materials. These materials can be ... Continue
Have you every though about what a basic shelter might look like if a disaster hit your hometown.
For many of us in the US the answer might be a hotel, a relatives home, or an apartment paid for by FEMA while your home was being rebuilt. Chances are your home would be rebuilt and it would probably be pretty much back to a livable condition in not more than a couple of years. Billions would be spent on clean ... Continue
Temporary Buildings are constructed for a variety of uses but none more serious than those used as shelters in a disaster. Sure we see them in use as schools and storage buildings and even temporary housing like workforce house so temporary buildings play an important role in everyday life. The challenge for the temporary building manufacturer if trying to design buildings that are effective and applicable across a wide range of uses. We, however; have chosen ... Continue