Category Archives for "Humanitarian"

Cadillac of Homeless Shelters

My name is Paul Elkins. I live in Stanwood Washington USA with my lovely wife Mary and our two dogs. In my spare time I play in my shop creating a host of toys and things that roll, mostly. They all start as and idea that gets transfered to paper. I’ve been doing this idea […]

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Codding’s Rapid Deployment Structures

This past week I had the opportunity to connect with Bill Kastrinos of Tortoise Shell Homes who is also involved with Codding Steel in Rohnert Park, CA. Following the Haiti earthquake Codding and Bill have worked together to design these Rapid Deployment Structures and I had the privilege of seeing the first 12′ x 12′ […]

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Shelter 2.0 – Shelter for the Masses?

Robert Bridges from Shelter 2.0 contacted me after I ran the Haiti Earthquake and the Tiny House Community article last week to let me know about a shelter he and a friend Bill Young have designed. Robert says: “It easily assembled as every part is CNC cut and there are very few different pieces. The […]

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