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Engineering Low-Cost Housing for Tsunami Refugees

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Engineering Low-Cost Housing for Tsunami Refugees

Indian Ocean Tsunami 2004-05

Engineering Low-Cost Housing for Tsunami Refugees

Engineering Low-Cost Housing for Tsunami Refugees

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A house framed in bamboo using simple lap connectors, designed by Peter Lynch, architect-in-residence and head of the Architecture Department at the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. Cranbrook Academy of Art hide caption

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A house framed in bamboo using simple lap connectors, designed by Peter Lynch, architect-in-residence and head of the Architecture Department at the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Mich.

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NPR's Madeleine Brand reports on some low-cost but high-tech and efficient building structures proposed to house refugees displaced by the Indian Ocean tsunami.