Village Environment circHouse

Edward Ryan, Village Environment

circHouse is a prototype for a modular yurt structure that can be constructed using local plastic or wood paneling to produce a transitional shelter.

Product description

circHouse is a prototype for a modular yurt structure that can be constructed using local plastic or wood paneling to produce a transitional shelter.

Target region(s)

Currently implemented in North America but Village Environment has goal to use project globally in refugee/post disaster contexts.Interview with designer

Distributors/implementing organizations
Market suggested retail price

$5,000 USD for humanitarian use and includes base price + shipping (base price assumes minimum order of 10 units). For non-humanitarian use the base price is $15,000 USD.

Competitive landscape

LumadomeHex HouseBetter Shelter, Lifeshelter, and other durable transitional shelters.

SDG targeted

Goal 1 and 3: Aims to provide protection from the sun, harsh winds, rain, snow, and other outside elements that threaten human safety and health.

Target user(s)

Victims of natural disasters in need of a temporary/transitional housing structure. The circHouse can also act as a village school, multi-functional clinic, food storage structure, and greenhouse.

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