Tag Archives: emergency shelter

Hexayurt, Appropedia and Sustainable Living

In your wanderings on the Internet you’ve probably stumbled across the Hexayurt. It’s an emergency shelter designed by Vinay Gupta that can be built for about $200. Vinay has also been contributing to building a wealth of information on sustainable living at Appropedia.org. I’ve just started skimming the surface of this incredible resource but thought […]

Simple Panelized Shelter

I realize that passionate posts on solving homelessness is a little off topic for Tiny House Design but it’s a topic that seems to need more public support so I figured it was worth venturing into a potentially off-topic area. But now I’d like to bring it back to tiny houses a little more. Below […]

Immediate Action Needed to Help the Homeless

This idea has been brewing in my head for a while. The other morning my wife, who worked with homeless women and children for years before we were married, sent me a link to an article entitled, City Attempts to Break Up Peaceful Sacramento SafeGround Campground, then yesterday this story, City Police Confiscate Sleeping Bags […]