fernando resendiz folds cardboard into a homeless shelter
all images courtesy of fernando resendiz
easily adapted to a range of environments, the ‘homeless shelter 20/20′ designed by fernando resendiz is a cardboard blanket that can be used by people in need of temporary or emergency shelter. there are approximately 5 million people worldwide living on the street, and in natural disasters such as the earthquake in haiti roughly 3 million people were displaced, even before the earthquake 400,000 haitians were homeless. the mobile structure can be flat-packed by one person and transported around to different locations. flexible and low-cost the folding origami home is also recyclable and can be set up in an hour by anyone who needs it.
the cardboard blanket is easy to install and only costs US10
the one person homeless shelter includes space for personal belongings