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IKEA Builds Flat-Pack Refugee Camps — Design News 06.27.13

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jun 28, 2013 01:09 AM
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by Tara Bellucci last modified Jun 27, 2013

IKEA's charitable foundation is providing roofs for displaced people that fold flat like a Billy bookcase. The refugee shelters are alternatives to the usual tents, and come equipped with solar panels, insulation, and are spacious enough so that an adult can stand up inside. The solar panels provide enough electricity for lighting. In other news, The Knot launches a gay wedding digital edition, and a clothes rack that makes your mess more artsy. See the headlines after the jump. More        






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