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Designing Humanitarian Goods: Refugee Shelter in a Logistical World
Photo credit: Better Shelter via MyNewsDesk Focusing on the IKEA Foundation-sponsored “Better Shelter” kit, the paper explores the role of logistical calculative rationales in the design and usage of portable refugee housing. An engagement with the critical geographies of logistics, it is argued, expands debates on such “humanitarian goods” in two main ways. First, it