This past weekend we were in Atlanta assembling a shelter with a group that is passionate about helping the homeless. The Mad Housers are dedicated to providing shelter to the homeless community of Atlanta by building a variety of small shelters for their clients. They believe that a person without a home has a far […]
What is Shelter 2.0 and what is it all about? That is a question I think about often and thought about a lot on my ride home from Atlanta yesterday. Often when I talk to people they get caught up in the actual physical structure of the shelter itself but that is such a small […]
Here are some images of Robert and Roland assembling the Shelter for the fundraiser last weekend.
The fundraiser at Chatham Winery raised over $5400 toward our goal of sending 10 shelters to Haiti…one 20′ container full. A big thanks to all.
Robert was interviewed the other day for our regional newspaper, the Eastern Shore News, and the article just appeared. You can read the whole article online here.
We’ve posted a 3d model of the new Shelter design in the Sketchup 3d warehouse..you can find it in the Axiom Structures collection. If you don’t use Sketchup you can see a preview below. Be patient…it may take a few seconds to load, but when you see the shelter and it’s shipping crate you can […]
As you can see we have a cool new website thanks to our friend…. architect, boatbuilder, and digital fabrication collaborator Becky Shoemaker. We’re steadily shuffling content over so check back often for more website updates.
We’ll be hosting a fundraiser on Dec. 11th at Chatham Vineyards in Machipongo, VA. We will be steaming clams, eating pork BBQ and listening to the sounds of Jim Fabricatore and friends. Tickets are twenty dollars and the money will go towards more shelters and buying the equipment for the local high school to start […]
It’s very easy to walk by a homeless person on the sidewalk and ignore them or see them as nothing more than some lazy bum who ought to just clean up their act and get a job, but it’s on the rare occasion that you take time out from your busy life as we did […]