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The Origami Homeless Shelter
Designed by Joseph Steinberger

From: Monsey, United States
Shelter location: China, People’s Republic of
Date accepted: August 31, 2009

Deep roots rub daring exploration in Xichang. The poorest minority neighbor the national space program. A compelling location for an innovative shelter constructed using local colors, materials and traditions; intended for enabling thousands of earthquake survivors to finally return to life-sustaining farms. Inside, one feels the power of the past; Origami creates a beautifully simple and symmetrical home, whose no-hole shell, with appropriate materials, also ideally insulates and/or blocks influenza.

The Origami Homeless Shelter
The Origami Homeless Shelter
The Origami Homeless Shelter
The Origami Homeless Shelter

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