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, […]
5th December 2016

Camp Code – How to navigate a refugee settlement

by CLAUDIA MARTINEZ MANSELL “Start with the obvious: not all refugee camps are the same. The experiences of […]
5th December 2016

Innovation around Emergencies: How we got started

READ ABOUT Emergency Lab on UNHCR’s website BY JOHN WARNES, EMERGENCY LAB TECHNOLOGY OFFICER, FEBRUARY 26, 2016
5th December 2016

Michel Foucault on refugees – a previously untranslated interview from 1979

‘The refugee problem is a foreshadowing of the 21st century’s great migration’ “On the other hand, it is important […]
5th December 2016

2.5 Million Refugees in Turkey: A Few Architectural and Linguistic Considerations

Conversation recorded with Merve Bedir in Ljubljana on February 20, 2016. CLICK HERE TO HEAR THE CONVERSATION >>> […]
30th November 2016

Meet the Syrian refugees who do not dream of Europe

Some of those stranded in a Jordanian refugee camp say they would rather wait to return to their […]
30th November 2016

Enzo Mari grants Berlin refugee organisation rights to reproduce his furniture

“Modernist designer Enzo Mari has given Berlin-based CUCULA the rights to redesign and sell his Autoprogettazione furniture to raise funds for its refugee […]
30th November 2016

INTERESTING: inhabitants / 1 architect

The Ratio of Architects to Inhabitants Around the World Read the article on archdaily!  
29th November 2016

Designers in the refugee crisis

Three interesting Opinion about the relation between architecture and refugee crisis. CLICK FOR MORE and read on deezen! […]
2nd November 2016

Architectural Atlas of Calais Jungle

You can read in issuu the Architectural Atlas of Calais Jungle  – in french!
1st November 2016

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

Read stories about Grande-Synthe camp HERE>>>
25th October 2016

Architectural Award Winner Receives Acclaim for Refugee Work

“Celebrated architects are mostly known for the great buildings they design in expensive, multi-million dollar projects. Thus, when […]
25th October 2016

A castle in a refugee camp

Refugees in Sherkole, in the Benishangul-Gumuz region of Ethiopia, live in shelters predominantly built by NRC and other […]