InterShelter is a mobile dome for providing shelter from heavy rainfall, earthquakes, hurricanes, and snowstorms. It consists of 21 potato-shape panels, which can be assembled in 2 hours by 3 people using a screwdriver, wrench, and step ladder.
Distributors / Implementing Organizations
Doctors Without Borders, United States Army Corps of Engineers
14' Dome is manufactured in Porterville, CA. All the products are created in the U.S.
Intellectural Property Type
User Provision Model
This product is distributed by the manufacturer. Customers can request a quote based on dome size and additional specifications.
Distributions to Date Status
Intended number of occupants (#)
Speed of assembly (h)
Footprint area (m²)
Internal volume (m³)
Flammable flash point temperature (ºC)
Maximum snow load (kg/m²)
Maximum wind speed (km/h)
Floor space: 14.3 m2 Door opening: 66 x 129 cm2 Interior ceiling height: 2.6 m2 Crate: 180 x 180 x 102 cm3 Weight with crate: 363 kg Weight without crate: 272 kg Materials: HD plastic with a foam core and fiberglass composite
Provided by the manufacturer
Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters
Withstand snow loads of 9.1 m and winds over 289.7 km/h
Vetted Performance Status
According to Wired, the InterShelter can also withstand a Category 4 hurricane or 8.5-magnitude earthquake, insulate its occupants in subzero weather, or survive heavy rainfall.
Fire rating: Class 1A
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