Emergency architecture has been a hot topic as of late, and with all of the natural disasters we’ve been seeing in the past 5 to 10 years– we can’t blame anyone for exploring it. Dutch architect Pieter Stoutjesdijk created a simple, albeit beautiful residence for the victims of Haiti out of laser cut fiber board. the entire space (shown) can be assembled in 5 hours for a gorgeous solution to temporary living quarters.
This home prototype has a roof that curves in different directions depending on the type of function you wish to achieve– shading or collecting rainwater. Just as beautiful as it is functional, each section of the home has different interlocking joints to eliminate any confusion or use of tools, screws, and other means that may not be readily accessible.
The end result is a slightly elevated, almost indigenous looking structure that can withstand a whole lot and prevent any extra downtime during a disaster.