practical shelter innovation for disaster relief

Economic advantages of the RSK

Bamboo RSK

Steel RSK

>  At US $54* the complete shelter costs less than
one sixth of a standard relief tent.
*This includes the cost of two tarpaulins (US $30)

> The reciprocal frame is the most efficient
construction method of spanning a roof.
It uses 33% less steel than an equivalent apex roof tent.
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The above savings in weight and volume translate into huge savings in transportation costs in delivering the shelter to where it is needed.

 > The complete basic shelter costs US $25*.
( *this includes one US $15 tarpaulin)

> The bamboo shelter uses 33% less bamboo
than traditional shelters.

This translates to a 33% saving in transportation costs

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