By ., Sep 15 2014 2:02PM
At the recent Coventry University bamboo shelter workshop it became clear that parts from both steel and bamboo shelters could be interchanged. On example of this is the option to use bamboo stakes for anchoring the side ropes of the steel shelter. This would mean that the rope attachment hooks would not be needed. Read More
By ., Aug 20 2014 12:11PM
On 11th August, 2014 during a visit to Peru Shaun Halbert took the opportunity to meet senior members of the Red Cross in Lima.
By ., Jul 1 2014 8:00AM
In February 2012 Medair set up a bamboo workshop in South Sudan to demonstrate the RSK shelter.
Recently the need for this type of shelter has been highlighted as the refugee situation deteriorates.
By ., Jun 30 2014 8:00AM
In November 2013 the ReciproBoo home page was dedicated to providing options using reciprocal frames to build emergency shelters and effect temporary repairs to roofs damaged by the typhoon.
By ., Jun 29 2014 8:00AM
In April 2013, together with Bikalpa a local NGO , the first bamboo reciprocal frame shelter workshop was held in Kathmandu. Read more.
By ., Jun 28 2014 9:00AM
In March 3013 the steel RSK storm shelter underwent high speed wind tunnel testing at UWE ( University of West of England) . Read more.
By ., May 1 2014 11:34AM
In May 3103 the steel RSK was demonstrated to engineers at a RedR meeting. The engineers went on to build a basic shelter out of availabloe branches. Read more
By ., May 1 2014 11:20AM
In March 2012 engineering students at Galway University undertook research on the steel RSK and published the results in a report.
By ., May 1 2014 10:26AM
Enginering students at the University of Surrey compare the steel RSK to a UNHCR tent.
By ., May 1 2014 9:44AM
The full size shelter was first demonstrated at a workshop at the Practical Action Small Is Festival in September 2010 where Engineers Without Borders (EWB) proposed setting up a student engineering project. [Read more]
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