Shelter Competition

Students designing creative solutions for disaster relief shelters

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 2018 Shelter Competition scenario is response to the 2015 earthquake in Nepal.

More specifics about the scenario can be found under the design guidelines tab.

2018 Winners

1st Place: LeTourneau University
2nd Place: Calvin College
3rd Place: John Brown University