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The Tent That Turns Into Concrete

May 18, 2011

So Will Crawford and Peter Brewin, former design students, have created this amazing new pop-up shelter. The inside is inflatable, and the outer surface is covered with a flexible material called concrete canvas, that when sprayed with water (doesn’t have to be fresh water), will harden into concrete in just a few hours. This is what seems to be an invaluable resource for areas hit by natural disasters… just imagine the potential in Haiti and Japan after the devastating earthquakes they’ve faced recently.

See a video and read the full article here

/via The BBC

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