experience a leisurely afternoon swim in the bay of petite-soufrière

get to know the people

Hear the jungle

Hurricane SHELTERS

for Petite-Soufrière

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LEARN MORE ABOUT THE COUNTRY AND THE VILLAGE.

fALL IN LOVE WITH ITS STUNNING VIEWS AND HUMBLE PEOPLE.

THEN DISCOVER WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP.

travel the country

discover dominica through the eyes of a traveler returning after a long absence

hop on Trevor's bus for the morning ride from petite-soufrière to the capital city

visit the village

TAKE IN AERIAL VIEWS OF THE VILLAGE AND FALL IN LOVE WITH ITS BEAUTY

experience a leisurely afternoon swimming in the bay of petite-soufrière

a remote and disaster prone area, a lack of local resources to rebuild OR prepare AND THE already scarce aid going through normal channels can't reach everyone

the problem

our solution

an independently funded, locally managed, two phase program STARTING WITH subsidized shelter construction and ENDING WITH A climate resilient housing revolution

Low-cost eco-friendly shelter 
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10 FOOT DIAMETER THIN SHELL CONCRETE DOME
THE MONOLITHIC ECOSHELL

After extensive research, this is the BEST design based on the strongest, most efficient building methods and materials. it can withstand earthquakes and hurricanes.

 

Low-cost and eco-friendly, it is easily built with a minimum of reusable tools and easily learnable skills. 

AN optimal solution for SAFE HOUSING OR SHELTERS, SINCE THE DOMES CAN BE MUCH LARGER, AND USED to BUILD functional climate resilient homes.

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PROJECT GOALS

2020-2021
PHASE 1 - IMMEDIATE INCREASE IN HOME SECURITY AND LOCAL INTRODUCTION TO AIRFORM TECHNOLOGY
STEP 1
STEP 2
STEP 3
STEP 4
STEP 5

sURVEY AND ASSESS VILLAGE PROPERTY STATUS AND INDIVIDUAL DANGER LEVELS

IDENTIFY SUITABLE CANDIDATES LIVING IN VULNERABLE CONDITIONS

BUILD a TEN FOOT DOME SHELTER proof of concept

USE CONSTRUCTION PROCESS TO TRAIN LOCAL WORKERS IN AIRFORM TECHNOLOGY

sET-UP LOCAL PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC ACCESS TO REUSABLE EQUIPMENT

2021
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PHASE 2 - USING THE SMALLER DOMES AS A PROOF OF CONCEPT AND AWARENESS TOOLS, BRING LARGER DOME TECHNOLOGY TO THE ISLAND AND FOSTER A CLIMATE RESILIENT HOME BUILDING PROGRAM
2020 - PHASE 1

PROJECT PROGRESS

STEP 1
STEP 2
STEP 3
STEP 4
STEP 5
COMPLETED
COMPLETED
ongoing
ONGOING
PENDING step 4

PROJECT funding

1491$
TOTAL FUNDS RAISED TO DATE
13940$
TOTAL project spending TO DATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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