Samaritan's Purse/John Brown University Disaster Shelter Design Competition

John Brown University

Samaritan's Purse 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 2015 competition scenario is disaster response to an earthquake in Pakistan. More specifics about the scenario can be found under the design guidelines tab.

2014 Winners:

1st place: John Brown University
2nd place: Pittsburg State University
3rd place: Judson University

 

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