World Vision/John Brown University Disaster Shelter Design Competition

John Brown University

World Vision is looking for creative solutions to solving the housing problem for people displaced by various natural or man-made disasters. Engineering, Construction Management and Architecture student teams are invited to design and construct a rapidly deployable transitional disaster shelter for use by aid organizations in response to natural disasters. The 2014 competition scenario is response to the refugee crisis due to the civil war in Syria. More specifics about the scenario can be found under the design guidelines tab.

2013 Winners:

1st place: Calvin College
2nd place: University of Louisiana at  Monroe
3rd place: JBU