Problem to be solved: Shelter for Refugees
Millions of refugees displaced by poverty, oppression, war and natural disaster. Most end up living
in canvas tents of a basic design that are hot in summer, cold in winter. On World Refugee Day
in June, the Ikea Foundation unveiled a new flat-pack refugee shelter with a modular design and
solar panel designed to help improve living conditions for refugees.
By unveiling a comfortable, solar-powered shelter can provide emergency housing for natural
disaster victims and refugees. they can be set up in a snap to provide immediate shelter for
those in need.
Designer: IKEA Foundation and UNCHR
URL: IKEA Foundation