DENMARK, April 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Real Relief proudly announced today that, Lifeshelter®, its new and innovative low cost housing solution won in the Category; Daily Life of the Danish Design Award by the Danish Design Center. The winners were pointed out by a jury of 14 designers, company directors and other experts, who together evaluated all submitted design solutions. Further to the prize in the category; Daily Life, Lifeshelter® won the online vote; People´s Choice. The prizes were presented by his Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark.
"We are happy to receive the acknowledgment of a design, that aims to improve opportunities for families in some of the world's poorest communities. By funding long-term innovations we can create a substantial, lasting change," says Real Relief´s Managing Director, Trine Angeline Sig.
DANSK DESIGN CENTER Lifeshelter® is a new approach to the issue of temporary housing of refugees in third-world countries.
The unique shelter and rehousing solution based on an innovative concept is ideal for rapid temporary rehousing in emergency situations, and can be re-purposed for permanent housing. Lifeshelter® is a durable, modular, cost effective and reusable rehousing solution that meets a wide variety of shelter needs. The advanced technology is designed by Jakob Christensen and Claus Heding. The Danish company Real Relief will market, manufacture and sell Lifeshelter® worldwide.
The jury says
"A laudable solution that adds durability and resilience to a temporary tent shelter in the shape of insulation and a simple construction system. The solution considers the life situation of people in displacement and restores dignity while contributing to a slightly more reasonable daily life for its occupants. The design is modular, making it adaptable to the size of the family and easy to pack up and bring along, should the volatility of life in displacement demand it."
"With Danish Design Award we celebrate the difference design can make in 3rd world countries. Lifeshelter® appeals to all our senses, which is what a real design must do," says Real Relief´s Managing Director, Trine Angeline Sig.
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At Real Relief we CHALLENGE – INNOVATE – APPLY. By making innovative and affordable life improving products and services available to governments, relief agencies, NGO's, faith-based organizations and private sector donors we are determined to making a real difference for people in real need.
At Real Relief we offer exactly what we promise. Real relief!
We promise governments, relief agencies, NGO's, faith-based organizations and private sector donors that we will continue to challenge existing value chains, to provide more relief to more people. We will innovate technologies and rethink distribution methods and efficiently apply these new competences to building sustainable relief market capabilities. But even more important we promise to the world, that we will be relentless in our pursuit for excellence and passionately work for honest people with good intentions, bringing real relief to those who need it the most.
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