Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter Museum of Modern Art, New York October 01, 2016–January 22, 2017Insecurities brings together works by architects, designers, and artists in a range of mediums and scales that respond to the complex circumstances brought about by forced displacement.... View Post
Tag: Better ShelterMay 6, 2016 2:44 pm
Nesta is an innovation charity with a mission to help people and organisations bring great ideas to life. In their new publication, Innovation for International Development, Per Heggenes, CEO of IKEA Foundation and Johan Karlsson, Head of Business Development/ Interim... View Post
Do you have a great idea for a process, product or service that could improve the lives of the millions of urban refugees worldwide? Join the Refugee Challenge today! Are you living in a city where integration and diversification isn’t working properly, and as... View Post
Together with Botswana Innovation Hub, Better Shelter has launched a pilot programme in Kweneng West, Botswana. A number of shelters will be evaluated as accommodation for citizens with small means. While property prices are soaring, there are many people without access to... View Post
The annual Movies that Matter Festival aims to open our eyes by offering a platform for poignant fiction films and documentaries that stir debates about human rights, sustainability and the fight against injustice. This year’s edition runs until Saturday 26 March. Around seventy... View Post
Better Shelter takes part in the UN “Open Day” at the Palais des Nation on Saturday the 24th, to mark the 70th anniversary of the United Nations! As more people than ever recorded are forced to flee from wars, conflict... View Post
Less than six months after its first units shipped to Iraq and Ethiopia, a Swedish company producing modular, flat-packed refugee shelters is struggling to keep up with demand. And many of those orders are now coming from Europe.