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Better Shelter

17.5 m2 modular post-emergency shelter. Designed to meet the needs for the activities of basic living, for privacy, security and familiarity. It is a safe base offering a sense of peace, identity and dignity. Developed by Better Shelter and UNHCR with support by the IKEA Foundation.
  • License: Creative Commons Attribution
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  • By: Jonas Nyström


  • rhu
  • refugee housing unit
  • refugee shelter
  • architecture
  • better shelter
  • flyktingbostad
  • refugees
  • refugee camp
  • ikea foundation
  • shelter
  • unhcr
  • design
  • flyktingar
  • innovation

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