practical shelter innovation for disaster relief

ReciproMal frame set up


Options to increase the area of mosquito netting supported


Practical considerations

1. Frame assembly. This frame does not have to be a reciprocal arrangement of poles as there is no weight to support. Simple overlapping joints are fine.

2. Frame stability. To prevent slipping after erection two small holes could be located in mud floor. Alternatively two short sections of tubing could be driven or buried in ground to take the two ends of the frame:


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