Provisional Permanence

Provisional Permanence

Rethinking IKEA'sShelters to Develop Civic Spaces in Migrant Camps
Aguilar Overy Sandelski
United States

Provisional Permanence provides the civic spaces needed to develop a community, but in migrant camps. Through the introduction of schools, markets, and nondenominational places of worship, all derived from IKEA’s ubiquitous flat pack shelters, displaced populations have accessible means of creating the social dynamism found in traditional cities, ultimately allowing refugees to become residents of places of their own making.


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