29 Aug '11, 10am

Hurricane Irene Survivors Could Find Shelter In LifeCube | Care2 Causes

Hurricane Irene Survivors Could Find Shelter In LifeCube | Care2 Causes

The most pressing need for those who’s homes have been destroyed by a natural disaster is secure shelter. Unfortunately, disasters like Hurricane Katrina and the earthquake that devastated Haiti prove that constructing safe, comfortable shelters for displaced families can be difficult, costly, and sometimes wasteful. Storms like the one currently bearing down on the U.S. East Coast are exactly why life-long builder/inventor, Michael Conner decided to put his talents to work designing a rugged, reliable shelter that can be erected with minimal effort or preparation. What Conner came up with is LifeCube : a structure that combines the the cost/logistical advantages of the standard canvas tent and the utility of a trailer, with the speed and expandability of breakthrough inflatable technology. LifeCube is the only 144 square foot shelter that can be deployed by 2 people withi...

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