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The Box / Sustainable Emergency Housing

The Box is the first-of-its-kind sustainable emergency shelter built by Green the Gene for people fleeing from violence or displaced due to natural disasters. It acts as a mechanism to help restore personal security, self-sufficiency, and dignity in times of crisis and displacement. The Box comes in a light-weight completely energy independent “shelter kit” which can be transported quickly and at scale. Each shelter houses 4 people, costs $165 to build (approx. 7x cheaper than conventional refugee shelters), and can be assembled in less than 30 minutes by 2 people with no tools or specialized training.

Client / Manufacturer

Green the Gene

Green the Gene
Faridabad, India

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Green the Gene

Green the Gene
Faridabad, India