Engineering Low-Cost Housing for Tsunami Refugees

A house framed in bamboo using simple lap connectors, designed by Peter Lynch i i

hide captionA 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
A house framed in bamboo using simple lap connectors, designed by Peter Lynch

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

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.

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