AGRIshelter - sustainable housing solution for the shortage of refugee shelters


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Anyone can build this housing within a day with minimal work

  • One of the five winning projects from WhatDesigncando¬†refugee challenge, AGRIshelter, has been launched as a sustainable housing solution for the shortage of refugee shelters that considers social, urban, environmental and economic factors.
  • It is built of biodegradable, local materials, which are durable, provide good insulation and are readily available in and around every city .
  • The whole 35-m2 unit can be erected in day by people with minimum skills and it is also easy to disassemble.
  • The shelter can be built on vacant urban sites to prevent the formation of ghettoes on the edges of cities.