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The Week in Design

Drake went high art, Ikea gave much-needed homes to Iraqi refugees, and Cape Town got a whole lot of Mexican wrestlers.

Living better

In 2013, Ikea developed a prototype for refugee shelters that could be easily produced, shipped, and actually provide a pleasant, habitable experience. As Gizmodo reports, this week at the Dubai International Humanitarian Aid & Development Conference & Exhibition, the UN Refugee Agency ordered 10,000 Better Shelter units to be sent to Iraq, where over 2.5 million people have been displaced.

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