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Mawa Modular

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Mawa Modular (from the Arabic word for shelter) provides a sustainable solution to address the shelter needs of displaced populations and refugees. The solar powered modules are designed to be safe, cost-effective, net-zero energy, and off-grid. The kit-of-parts of panels is easy to assemble, disassemble, expand, and reuse to meet the adapting needs of a displaced community, while minimizing waste and reliance on central infrastructure. Additional applications exist for slum dwellings and low-income communities expanding the potential impact of Mawa significantly.

Team Members

Bushra Bataineh (PhD, CEE), Ruth McGee, Leni Peterson (BS, ME), Prof. Raymond Levitt, CEE (PI), and Prof. Rishee Jain (PI)

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Innovation Transfer Spotlight: Providing dignified, sustainable housing to refugees October 2019