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Centre for the Study of Global Human Movement - Seminar Series. Shelter Design Project: Healthy Housing for the Displaced

When Nov 13, 2018
from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Where Institute of Criminology Room B3 Sidgwick Avenue Cambridge CB3 9DA
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The Shelter Design Project's vision is to transform the lives of displaced people encamped in extreme conditions through an engineered solution to housing that promotes a new science of shelter design.

This innovative project uses the current shelter occupants as part of the research team, rather than just a cohort to study. The project will lead to a transformative new science of shelter design based on multi-criteria optimisation that puts the social well being, health and thermal comfort of the shelter occupants at the center of the design process and allows an agile response.

John Orr
Department of Engineering (Cambridge)
Shelter Design Project: Healthy Housing for the Displaced

(https://www.hhftd.net/)

 

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