Category Archives: Charity

Rapid Deployment Modules

Our latest large-scale production of an outside design is the Rapid Deployment Module, a collaboration with The Barendsen Rossi Collaborative.  Rapid Deployment Modules are the third emergency housing system that we have produced over the last two years.  The first was Domes for Haiti soon after the earthquake in 2010, and earlier this year we […]

Haiti SoftHouse Update

The loft floor was a sea of green for a couple of weeks, with many piles of softhouse walls in various stages of completion.  For a project like this, we  work in assembly line mode, with  every person in charge of a different stage of production.  From cutting to welding to door, window, and wall […]

Haiti SoftHouse

Last year, we worked with Domes for Haiti and built ten domes for donation to Haitian orphanages.  We found that working on structures that were really needed was very motivational and rewarding. Now almost exactly a year later, we have begun construction on a series of softhouses, in collaboration with Haiti SoftHouse. The softhouses, a […]

The Haiti Domes have arrived!

Over on the Domes for Haiti Blog, Lopi has posted pictures and stories about putting up the domes we built. It took them forever (more than a month!) to clear customs, but they have finally arrived! It was frustrating for everyone for the domes to be sitting there in storage without doing any good for […]