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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
11th October 2016

Map of the camp in Calais – Mapfugees

See the map of the camp in Calais on Mapfugees’s FACEBOOK About MapFugees: “Mission Mapping requires an awareness […]
10th October 2016

Mobile Crisis Support Unit

READ about Mobile Crisis Support Unit! “Charity begins at home, but should not stay there. Based in Shropshire, but […]
5th October 2016

PEROU

PEROU is a French organisation about urbanism. They do actions about refugee camps. CHECK THEM HERE!
5th October 2016

Home Not Shelter!

Home not Shelter! is a project about home-soultions for refugees and students. ( in German language)  
5th October 2016

Catalytic Action

CatalyticAction is a UK-based, not-for-profit design studio that works internationally; intervening with projects that catalyse change in society. […]
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 […]
28th September 2016

Action from Switzerland

Containers at the “Kioski” Is this architecture!? We believe that it is! There are containers, indoor-outdoor spaces, privacy […]
20th September 2016

UNCHR Innovation – Innovating with and for refugees

UNHCR’s Innovation Unit collaborates with UNHCR Divisions, refugees, academia, and the private sector to creatively address complex refugee challenges. […]
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 […]