Highly Useful Scraps: Old Buses Converted Into Mobile Homeless Shelters In Hawaii

The Hawaiians are smarter than global others when it comes to reusing the old and retired transport buses. Group 70 International architecture firm is working on a new and unique project to convert the vehicles into homeless shelters.

Highly Useful Scraps: Old Buses Converted Into Mobile Homeless Shelters In Hawaii
A news published in the Hawaii News writes about seventy retired buses are waiting for the reincarnation and each to be dedicated for different purposes including recreation rooms, living spaces and showers.

More info: group70int.com (H/T: inhabitat, boredpanda)

Highly Useful Scraps: Old Buses Converted Into Mobile Homeless Shelters In Hawaii

It is said a volunteer organization by the name LIFT is helping the firm in executing the projects and initially two buses will be made ready with conversion by the end of summer.

The interior will be firstly stripped and thereafter renovated by using donated materials. All the buses will be functioning as a mobile fleet.

Highly Useful Scraps: Old Buses Converted Into Mobile Homeless Shelters In Hawaii

According to May Ry Kim of the architecture firm, the designs of converted buses are based on the premise that one can walk in to a hardware store, buy the needful and then even without trade skills can build everything. In short, it can be built by untrained volunteers.