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

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

Ikea’s Newly Designed Refugee Shelters Are a Game Changer

Refugee camps across Iraq are about to get a Swedish touch. – write the takepart “The United Nations’ […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
18th August 2016

The Problem With Refugee Camps (Architecture, Design, Planning)

“There is no simple answer, but in terms of designing and upgrading a camp, below is a list […]
18th August 2016

Architecture on the Move: Refugee Dwelling in Amsterdam

“When the refugees were assembling with their humble possessions in front of the church and the press reported […]