Home Eco Friendly Guide AirDrop House: Sustainable housing solution for flood-hit areas

AirDrop House: Sustainable housing solution for flood-hit areas

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Conceived by architect Andrew Maynard and his team, the AirDrop House is a sustainable housing solution for flood-hit areas. The tiny houses made from dried sponge-like material could be dropped onto the affected areas by standard military aircrafts.

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The instant floating abodes expand up to a seven meters diameter from original one-meter diameter as soon as it contacts water. It slowly soaks up water and swells into a self-sustaining temporary house. The floating houses come with embedded seeds that sprout over time to create a green roof – a food-producing covering.

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Via: Inhabitat