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Japanese architect Shigeru Ban has made his name by using cardboard and wood to craft low-cost disaster housing, and he will need to be at his enterprising and creative best as he tackles his next big project. The 2014 Pritzker prize winner has signed on to design thousands of new shelters in a major refugee settlement in Kenya, where he will have to make do with harsh conditions and limited
the intervention parallels the disturbing conditions refugees are subject to when journeying by lifeboat – dangerously confined and painfully cramped. The post ai weiwei crams 6,000 refugee life jackets into kunsthal charlottenborg’s windows appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Today is the start of Refugee Week, which aims to bring awareness of the millions displaced by conflict or natural disasters. To coincide, we're putting the spotlight on 10 innovative recent design projects that make a positive difference in the lives of refugees. Read more
The United Nations High Commission for Refugees has mothballed 10,000 of IKEA's award-winning refugee shelters over concerns about the product's vulnerability to fire. Read more
fabric canopy --reminiscent of a covered piazza-- would divide the space into eight sectors to serve as a public and organized common area for the refugee camp in ritsona, greeceThe post the maidan tent, a public indoor space for refugee camps appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
using IKEA's flat pack shelters, each building typology would be constructed as new combinations that break up the strict grid imposed for refugee shelters. The post provisional permanence: injecting civic spaces into refugee camps appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
regarded as a military targeting system, mosse's heat sensitive camera captures crisp images from over 30km away, recording the ongoing plight of millions worldwide. The post richard mosse uses military-grade targeting camera to document the refugee crisis appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
with over 30,000 of the modular shelters in use around the world, the time-lapse shows an example of one being built up in 2 minutes.The post watch the award-winning IKEA refugee shelter being assembled appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
we visited 'laundromat' at deitch projects, where the artist's ongoing engagement with the refugee crisis reaches a monumental milestone.The post ai weiwei fills NY gallery with thousands of garments gathered from refugee camps appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.


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