The designers at I-Beam Design created the Pallet House Project . 84% world’s refugee could be housed with 1 year’s supply of recycled American pallets. 33 million refugees could be live in a Pallet House. Yes, this tiny home is very cool and completely brilliant.
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You could add on to the house with found materials, such as plastic sheeting or tarps. I-Beam Design
The Pallet House, by I-Beam Design, was conceived as a transitional shelter for refugees returning to Kosovo. I-Beam Design
It’s amazing what can be done with materials America “wastes.” I-Beam Design
For only $75, you can buy a pallet house information kit that includes: pdf plans, sections, elevations, photos, diagrams, renderings and a materials & tools list. I-Beam Design
I-Beam Design provides “IKEA-style assembly instructions” so that anyone can assemble these houses. You don’t need a background in carpentry.
Since the house is made from spare wooden pallets, it is easy to acquire the materials to build the shelter. I-Beam Design
The pallet houses can even be upgraded to include insulation, heating and cooling. I-Beam Design
Not only that, but the house is very simple. Only basic tools are required to build it. I-Beam Design
The pallet house is simply and provides great flexibility in terms of configuration. Each family could build a house based on their needs and size.