Why Ikea’s flatpack refugee shelter won design of the year No missing parts … the shelter in flat-pack form Photograph: Better Shelter At $1,250, a Better Shelter costs twice as much as a
Mar 26, 2015 · Ikea’s line of flat-pack refugee shelters are going into production, the Swedish furniture maker announced this week, after being tested among refugee families in Ethiopia, Iraq, and Lebanon.
IKEA has a long history of helping people make their homes just a little bit nicer. But what happens when there no longer is a place to call home? For many refugees fleeing the Syrian civil war, home is a flat-pack shelter.
A flat-pack refugee shelter designed by Ikea has been crowned design of the year in the prestigious Beazley design competition.. The ready-to-assemble shelter was created by the Swedish furniture
Details & Diagrams: $1,000 IKEA Flat-Pack Refugee Shelter Article by Kurt , filed under Houses & Residential in the Architecture category Emergency shelters are designed to be short-term solutions, and many cannot withstand rain, wind and sun for more than six months.
IKEA’s flat-pack refugee shelter is meant to increase comfort for refugees in harsh climates. Image: Ikea Foundation The unit’s square footage is double that of a tent. Image: Ikea Foundation The
IKEA Refugee Shelter. IKEA just turned its flat pack sensibilities from the urban apartment to the global village by unveiling a comfortable, solar-powered shelter that can provide emergency
The IKEA Foundation launched its flat-pack emergency shelter back in 2013 to offer an alternative to the tents often used to house refugees and displaced people, of which there are now more than
The social enterprise Better Shelter is a development partner of the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, and the IKEA Foundation. The IKEA Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Stichting INGKA Foundation, the owner of the IKEA Group (INGKA Holding BV).
IKEA is producing 10,000 of its flat-pack temporary shelters designed for refugees made homeless by conflict and natural disasters (+ slideshow). The IKEA Foundation will supply the Better Shelter
Swedish furniture giant Ikea will produce 10,000 flat-pack shelters for the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) as temporary homes for refugees across the world.