Tag: shelterNovember 18, 2016 1:42 pm
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 exhibition ‘Shelter’ at Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design in Stockholm features interdisciplinary projects by students in Textile, Industrial Design and Interior Architecture that examine and explore the current needs of shelter in a broad sense and in various contexts. The results... 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.
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