29th November 2016

Temporary housing for refugees – “Asylunterkunft TWS Zihlacker” in Zürich

Our AfR CH team visited the “TWS Zihlacker” housing units for asylum seekers – refugees in Zürich. For […]
29th November 2016

Temporary housing for refugees “Asylunterkunft TWS Leutschenbach” in Zürich

Our AfR CH team visited the “TWS Leutschenbach” housing units for asylum seekers – refugees in Zürich. For […]
29th November 2016

Messehalle 9 – “housing” for asylum seekers – refugees in Zürich

Our AfR CH team visited a housing development for refugees in Zürich. Next to these units there are […]
29th November 2016

Map of “housing” + units for refugees and asylum seekers in Switzerland – IN PROGRESS

Our team in Switzerland maps all the refugee “housing” + units to show how many centres and projects […]
29th November 2016

Housing for asylum seekers – Basislager, Zürich

Our AfR CH team visited a housing development for refugees in Zürich. Next to these units there are […]
24th November 2016

Challenging Practice

CHECK ASF’s Challenging Practice Programs “Challenging Practice is an independent-learning programme that seeks to enable built environment professionals […]
8th November 2016

3 ways refugee innovation is being supported in Uganda

“This is an excerpt from the Humanitarian Innovation Project’s recently released report: Refugee Innovation: Humanitarian innovation that starts with […]
1st November 2016

GRANDE-SYNTHE: The humanitarian camp that France didn’t want

Read stories about Grande-Synthe camp HERE>>>
19th October 2016

250,000 refugees have now fled Burundi

WATCH THE VIDEO ABOUT BURUNDIAN REFUGEES>>>
14th October 2016

Refugee Children in Crisis

“They need to be children, they need to get their life back.” Aid agencies say children are the […]
11th October 2016

A family starting a new life far from their home

Lidiia Havrylivna Pisahovych celebrated her 93 birthday in March 2016. But it is the second year in a […]
3rd October 2016

Open Letter from Architecture for Refugees: Save The Jungle Refugee Camp!

Authors: Nasr Chamma and Bence Komlosi “They left their country for a few weeks, months or years, driven […]
30th September 2016

Refugee camps are “the cities of tomorrow”, says humanitarian-aid expert

Governments should stop thinking about refugee camps as temporary places, says Kilian Kleinschmidt, one of the world’s leading […]
28th September 2016

Alternative Handbook for Refugee Camp Design: A LANDSCAPE FRAMEWORK

“An Alternative Handbook for Refugee Camp Design responds to increases in both the number of refugees worldwide and […]
26th September 2016

Self Build Design by Lucas

Here’s a beautiful illustration made by Lucas, one of ‘Building in Calais jungle‘ amazing volunteers, to demonstrate how to […]
20th September 2016

Flüchtlingskrise? Wohnungsfrage! Warum 2016 das Jahr der Architekten werden könnte – Refugee crisis? Home solution!

“Nachdem Sophie Wolfrum, Manuel Herz und besonders Arno Brandlhuber die wahren Ursachen Deutscher Wohnungsnot nicht in der Flüchtlingskrise, […]
29th November 2016

Temporary housing for refugees “Asylunterkunft TWS Leutschenbach” in Zürich

Our AfR CH team visited the “TWS Leutschenbach” housing units for asylum seekers – refugees in Zürich. For […]
29th November 2016

Messehalle 9 – “housing” for asylum seekers – refugees in Zürich

Our AfR CH team visited a housing development for refugees in Zürich. Next to these units there are […]
29th November 2016

Map of “housing” + units for refugees and asylum seekers in Switzerland – IN PROGRESS

Our team in Switzerland maps all the refugee “housing” + units to show how many centres and projects […]
29th November 2016

Housing for asylum seekers – Basislager, Zürich

Our AfR CH team visited a housing development for refugees in Zürich. Next to these units there are […]
18th October 2016

Call for support – Citizen science in a refugee camp

Check the “Citizen science in a refugee camp” – balloon mapping project by Claudia Martinez Mansell! “This project centers […]
3rd October 2016

Open Letter from Architecture for Refugees: Save The Jungle Refugee Camp!

Authors: Nasr Chamma and Bence Komlosi “They left their country for a few weeks, months or years, driven […]
20th September 2016

CAMPing in Zürich

The Architecture for Refugees’ upcoming presentation is going to be in Zürich! 29 October, 2016. 19.00 – EXIL […]
20th September 2016

CAMPing in TIRANA

The Architecture for Refugees’ upcoming workshop is going to be in Tirana during the Tirana Architecture Week! 3-9 […]
11th September 2016

In Italy, a struggling town looks to refugees for revival

“In Italy, the job of settling and integrating asylum seekers belongs to local governments. Mayors across the impoverished […]
26th August 2016

EIN ZUHAUSE AUF 90 X 200 CM – a home on 90×200 cm

“Bis zu zwei Jahre leben Asylsuchende in der Schweiz meist in Mehrbettzimmern ohne jede Rückzugsmöglichkeit. Janina Peter und David Williner entwickelten eine […]
24th August 2016

Lost Cities and Losing oneself in the City

“What if we gave up the wish to contain cities and citizenships? The ambition to welcome newcomers within spaces […]
24th August 2016

Refugees Welcome: ‘Airbnb for asylum seekers’ started by German couple spreads around the world – and the UK could be next

HOME FOR REFUGEES – “We shouldn’t discuss if they are coming – they are coming and they are coming […]