Future Shack: Instant Apartments

Future Shack: Instant Apartments

Maxwell Ryan
Jun 17, 2004

A strong roof over your head. Didn't we say that Australian's are coming? Here is another example. Via


Entered into Architecture for Humanity's relief housing competition, FutureShack addresses the shelter needs of refugees and homeless persons around the world. Constructed from one ready-made twenty-two-foot-long shipping container, FutureShack is equipped with a minimum of industrial materials and is entirely self-contained, which enables multiple structures to be stacked and shipped to crisis sites. Maintained by solar power, FutureShack is ready for occupancy within twenty-four hours.

An example can be viewed at The Cooper Hewitt until October, 2004.

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