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ReciproBoo

practical shelter innovation for disaster relief

Nepal tarpaulin and bamboo shelter options:

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simple no skills needed

skills needed

simple no skills needed

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limited living space

improved living space

largest span living space

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overheats no insulation

cooler shelter supports insulation

overheats no insulation

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too cold at altitude

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too cold at altitude

supports insulation and snow

inefficient use of bamboo

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inefficient use of bamboo

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most efficient, using 33% less bamboo and thereby less transport costs

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roof loading is mainly at the corners of the reciprocal frames directed through the support poles. Reciprocal frame poles mutually support each other further sharing load

roof loading is mainly on single ridge pole

roof loading is mainly on single ridge pole

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no severe storm option

no severe storm option

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the two roof frames can simply be lowered in a severe storm

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non - versatile

non - versatile

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well proven construction method but widely unknown and therefore not used..
However, 5 years research and practical workshops, have shown how well this works. Full data is on this website: www.reciproboo.org

traditional, well tested over decades

traditional, well tested over decades

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PROVIDING TEMPORARY SHELTER FOR FAMILIES DURING THE REBUILDING PHASE IN NEPAL IS NOW AN URGENT PRIORITY

THE RECIPROCAL FRAME ROOF SHELTER IS AN OPTION THAT NEEDS TO BE CONSIDERED

TO FIND OUT HOW YOU OR YOUR ORGANISATION
CAN USE THIS SHELTER PLEASE CONTACT:

Shaun Halbert at shaunvet@hotmail.co.uk
telephone 0044 7970106786
or 0044 7890401558

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