Ikea flat-pack refugee shelter awarded 2016 Design of the Year | Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

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          This is the first in a series of posts on people and organizations who have designed and implemented solutions to pressing problems in our society. Adequate temporary housing for refugees has been a growing problem over the last ten years. IKEA’s innovative design for refugee shelters is the winner of the 2016 award for excellence by Beazley Design of the Year. Learn about this important development, a possible solution also for temporary housing after disasters such as hurricanes and floods. Thanks to Inhabitat for this article.housing design, disaster

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“IKEA’s flat-pack refugee shelter, the Better Shelter, has been named the best design of 2016 by the Beazley Design of the Year. Developed in collaboration with the United Nations, the modular,…”

Source: Ikea flat-pack refugee shelter awarded 2016 Design of the Year | Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

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