The Conestoga Hut uses minimal materials, is simple-to-build, and provides durable shelter well suited to the Pacific Northwest climate. The Conestoga Hut emphasizes keeping people dry and secure.
- A combination of reused, salvaged, donated, and new materials to help keep cost low.
- Structure can be altered to the needs of a variety of people (for example, can be made wheel chair accessible).
- Has a single lockable door with key.
- Window in rear panel brings in light and offers emergency exit if needed.
- Two layers of insulation provides for heat retention.
- The overall footprint of the Hut is 6′ X 14′. The interior of the Hut is 6′ by 10′ (60 sq. ft.).
- Off the ground to ensure a dry experience during rainfall.
- Designed to be deconstructed, refurbished, and relocated.
- Gives everyone interested in creating shelters for people something ‘to-do’ no matter what their skill level is. This concept is called “Community Supported Shelters.” For instance, a school woodshop class could take it on as a class project.