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Friday, 27 January 2017

IKEA flat-pack refugee shelter wins Design of the Year 2016; UNHCR

From dezeen - "KEA's temporary shelter designed for refugees has been named the 2016 Beazley Design of the Year...IKEA Foundation's Better Shelter was announced as the winner at an awards ceremony that took place at the Design Museum's new home in west London this evening".

"Designed to last three years, the prototype shelter from IKEA is a shed-like structure made of lightweight polymer panels, laminated with thermal insulation, which clip onto a steel frame".

More innovative architectural design, from Antiparos, Greece - The Worlds' Most Extraordinary Homes, BBC iPlayer

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