With more than 30 million people worldwide displaced from their homes by natural disasters last year, architect John Rossi is on a mission to develop an emergency shelter design that could prove useful during humanitarian crises. Cofounder of Visible Good of Newburyport, Rossi has devised a lightweight, folding shelter called a Rapid Deployment Module, or RDM, that is a hybrid between a trailer and a tent.
On the Job
For the displaced, engineer gives them shelter
By Cindy Atoji Keene| Globe Correspondent July 28, 2013
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