5th October 2016

The vast majority of Syrian refugees are seeking refuge in cities, not camps

“Rows of white tents in an otherwise sparse landscape are often featured in the media, but the reality […]
5th October 2016

Why the refugee crisis calls for imaginative urban planning

“Not only politicians are looking for solutions to ease the refugee crisis. Architects are also devising ways to […]
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 […]
30th September 2016

IKEA Unveils Solar-Powered Flat Pack Shelters for Easily Deployable Emergency Housing

“IKEA just turned its flat pack sensibilities from the urban apartment to the global village by unveiling a […]
30th September 2016

Opinion: What’s Wrong With Shipping Container Housing? Everything.

“A short list of why shipping containers are not a “solution” for mass housing: Housing is usually not […]
29th September 2016

Hamburg uses shipping containers as homes

“Dust blows across the path as women carry what possessions they have in flimsy blue bin bags. One […]
28th September 2016

Towards A Rationalisation of the Construction of Refugee Camps by James Kennedy

READ THIS interesting and analytical text about refugee camps!
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 […]
28th September 2016

Humanitarian Architecture: 15 stories of architects working after disaster

Do you know THIS BOOK?  “This book documents and analyses the expanding role for architects in designing projects […]
28th September 2016

Architects Without Frontiers: War, Reconstruction and Design Responsibility

Architecture Without Frontiers! Is there anyone who know this BOOK!? Check the Google Books for more!
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. […]