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The Self-Sustaining, Solar-Powered Emergency Shelter: We’re Going to Need It

As climate change scares up more disasters, we'll need resources like the EDV-01, which draws its power from solar panel and collects its own water.

At next month’s Little Tokyo Design Week, the Japanese company Daiwa House will be showing off the EDV-01, a self-sustaining, solar-powered emergency structure. It’s a temporary structure, much like a FEMA trailer, that’s meant to house emergency workers as they deal with hurricanes, fires, tsunamis, earthquakes, and their aftermath.

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