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
Tag: Better ShelterOctober 21, 2015 1:26 pm
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.
Designers are crafting inventive housing for the millions of people left homeless by war and natural disasters
Imogen Mathers from SciDev.Net in conversation with Johan Karlsson, head of business development at Better Shelter: “Technical testing, pilot and field trials, and feedback workshops bring refugees into the design process, ensuring their practical, social and cultural concerns are heard... View Post
Miljoner människor bor i tältläger, ofta under många år. Men tälten går sönder, de går inte att låsa och med lampan tänd på kvällen kan alla se in. För att ge flyktingar världen över ett värdigare liv har svenska designers... View Post
A prototype is currently being tested by refugees in Syria and Ethiopia, and another 10,000 shelters are expected to be shipped this summer. The Ikea Foundation’s head of strategic planning, Jonathan Spampinato, joins Here & Now’s Robin Young from Amsterdam... View Post