Philadelphia University students designs transitional shelter for Haitians

    It’s made from bamboo, tarps, buckets and rope, and it’s designed by a Philadelphia University student. “The Haiti House” is a transitional shelter for Haiti’s homeless.

    Phila U architectural student Kaitlyn Korber designed the shelter based on her experience helping build homes in East Africa. And as NewsWorks reports, the structure can later be fortified with materials like concrete to make it more permanent. Max Matza snapped photos of the house, which boasts bamboo from Wissahickon Park.

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