Prototype Bamboo House for Tsunami Victims (2005)

Client: SEEDS India, (Bamboo Society of India)

Location: Hutbay, Andaman Islands, India

Contractor: Aditi Constructions, Bangalore

Total Area: 35 m2 / 380ft2

Completion Date: 2005


In the wake of earthquakes, tropical storms and hurricanes, bamboo shelters provide quick, sturdy, humanizing and cost-effective ways to house thousands of residents rendered homeless and recovering from the disaster.

It is a permanent housing solution for disaster management, built by the victims of the 2004 Tsunami under the training and supervision of CGBMT.

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