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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. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Global Shelters

Global SheltersTemporary shelters for emergency use.The Global VillageMany traditional homes around the world resemble what we think of as shelters.

Here are some North American Tepees.

A world of sheltersMany cultures have traditionally lived in a variety of shelters

Shelters in the UKIn this country too.

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 homesA temporary replacement is neededand quickly.

Homework TaskTo design a shelter for an emergencySuitable for basic needs: (eating & sleeping)Easy to transport to the disaster zone Can it be built from local materials?Eco friendly?

Choice of presentationBuild a 3D modelDraw 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 ModelMake a framework: triangle jointsGeodome

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

Decide on materials for outer skin.

2D Design

Visit the APMS webpageAll information (including ppt)Web linksGoogle emergency sheltersHomework clubBase WednesdayAsk MD before the end of Friday