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Disaster-proof, environmentally friendly housing solutions for a changing climate.
In Urgent Architecture Bridgette Meinhold showcases 40 successful emergency and long-term housing projects—from repurposed shipping containers to sandbag homes. She surveys successful structures as well as highlighting promising projects that are still being developed. Every one is quickly deployable, affordable, and sustainable. This book is an essential resource for those who are interested in green building, sustainable design, eco-friendly materials, affordable housing, material reuse, and humanitarian relief.
“Bridgette Meinhold provides her readers an innovative source of information on this type of sustainable design, including green materials, recycling and low-cost construction methods.” — Detail (UK)
“A straightforward format and clear illustrations give the book a no-nonsense immediacy that seems appropriate to the subject.” — Architectural Record