The issue of housing refugees has been high on the agenda this week, and a clever idea out of Sweden which is helping the situation is in Australia for the first time at Floriade to help children understand the crisis.
Better Shelter started as an industrial design student project in 2009, with students looking for a better temporary housing solution for refugees.
The Ikea Foundation and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees then teamed up with Better Shelter to create a prototype. The final version was rolled out in March this year and the shelters are now being deployed around the world.
"It's somewhere between a tent and a house," said Better Shelter's Marta Terne.
"It's made of a steel construction and then it's cladded with plastic paddles. And it's a modular design so for example if a tent breaks down which they usually do after a few months the whole tent is broken whereas here if a panel breaks after a while you can replace that panel and the whole house is fixed again. And that also really makes it easier to set up take down put it up again somewhere else and to build many of them."
Terne said the current EU refugee crisis has seen a sharp increase in orders of Better Shelters.
"We have already set up 50 shelters in Macedonia. I think about 600 shelters have now gone to Greece and then some will be shipped to Hungary too and there will be a lot more delivered to Europe over the next few months," she said.
Nanette Louchart-Fletcher from the Museum of Australian Democracy saw the Better Shelter project in a news article online, and was working on the new version of their kids' exhibition Play Up with the theme of "right to shelter", and thought it tied in nicely.
Working with Better Shelter, they have brought one of the shelters out to Australia and have set up part of the exhibition inside it at Floriade.
"It was a perfect partner for children to explore that notion of home and what it might mean if you don't have a home – it's a great object for families and children to explore together," she said.
"We also wanted to bring the museum out of the museum to different locations and we thought Floriade was a great opportunity.
Inside the Better Shelter at Floriade, there is a virtual reality experience, which gives an insight into a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan, plus more immersive experiences.
The pop-up exhibition is on at Floriade from September 12 to October 5. The main Play Up exhibition is on back at Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House until August next year.
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