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Transitional Shelter Prototype with Cambridge University

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Transitional shelter prototype with Cambridge University: SCC is assisting Cambridge University in producing a prototype of a design for transitional housing for South America. Because SCC has timber frame design and manufacturing experience, we have been able to assist in reviewing the current design and developing a simple manufacturing process.  Students from the university are […]

Safer Guidelines for Malawi

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

Safe Design Draft In December 2009 a series of earthquake caused substantial damage to buildings in northern Malawi. In partnership with government and other agencies a Guideline for Safer House Construction was quickly produced to assist communities to rebuild.  During the production of this document and supporting materials, it was realised that this initiative could […]