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, […]
20th September 2016

Lord Rogers: Help for refugees is a mark of our civilisation

We must support those facing this crisis, says the award-winning architect whose family fled fascist Italy in 1939 […]
14th September 2016

Good Chance Theatre Dome

Good Chance builds temporary theatres of hope. Get to know more about Good Chance Theatre on it’s twitter […]
12th September 2016

Humanitarian architects work from the ground up

“There is a much wider role for architects and architecture than I had been led to believe both […]
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 […]
22nd August 2016

How to Build a Perfect Refugee Camp

“From the outside, the temporary shelter for Syrian civilians in Kilis, Turkey, doesn’t look like an inviting place […]
19th August 2016

Beyond the Tent: Why Refugee Camps Need Architects (Now More than Ever)

“In 2013 alone some 1 million people have poured out of Syria to escape a civil conflict that has been raging for […]
19th August 2016

EKO project

“Eko is up and running once more, from 8:00-20:00 there is a space where the community can come […]
16th August 2016

Refugee Republic – interactive map of the refugee camp in Domiz

Check the Refugee Republic and its interactive map about the Domiz refugee camp. You can find the Refugee […]
11th August 2016

“Jungle books” English lesson

Please check this report – diary by our friend from the MapFugees team! Educational spaces and people! “Funny atmosphere and […]
12th June 2016

ON!

The Architecture for Refugees – open source online platform is ON! Welcome to our open source online platform! We are […]
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 […]
22nd August 2016

Camp Code – How to navigate a refugee settlement

“These are dense spaces of concrete and asphalt, urban materializations of an ongoing state of emergency.” writes Claudia […]