Prior to the actual competition, teams must prepare a report to include design specifications of their prototype and explanation of how it meets the design parameters. Report should include the following:

  • Review of Existing Emergency Shelter Designs
  • Explanation of Method of Design of the Team Prototype
  • Validation that the prototype meets design criteria (size, cost, etc)
  • Suggested possible modifications or improvements to the prototype
  • How the shelter is culturally appropriate to the given scenario
  • Draft Business Case Analysis for Review by Judges

Please submit your paper no later than March 27, 2015, via email, to

When sending your paper, please include the following information in the email:

  • University
  • Supervisor
  • Team Contact Information - Address, Phone, Email 


To download the report guidelines, click here