architecture for refugees

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, […]
17th January 2017

Architecture for Refugees on FACEBOOK

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9th January 2017

“Pop-Art in der Notunterkunft” – temporary housing in Paris

“It’s a global project to welcome people who’ve been living in the streets for the last few months […]
9th January 2017

Must-Read Stories on Refugees From 2016

“We collected the best stories on refugees from 2016, as selected by refugee and migration experts and the […]
12th December 2016

Refugees and migration – One of the seven key topics for the Venice Architecture Biennale 2016

The Finnish exhibition called From Border to Home presented temporary accommodation proposals for just-arrived asylum seekers awaiting a […]
12th December 2016

Story of cities #44: will Dadaab, the world’s largest refugee camp, really close?

“Kenya’s third biggest city, after Nairobi and Mombasa, is not a city at all but a refugee camp […]
12th December 2016

Refugee tents are a waste of money, says Alejandro Aravena

“The problem with a tent is that when you use it you throw it away, so it’s money […]
12th December 2016

Syrian Artists Build Replicas of Country’s Destroyed Monuments

  “Throughout Syria’s four-year war, many of the country’s ancient monuments and artifacts have been demolished by ISIS […]
5th December 2016

RECIPROBOO SHELTER KIT

“You are a refugee, you’re given a tarpaulin but you need the innovative ReciproBoo Shelter Kit to make […]
5th December 2016

Assembling the side of a self-build refugee shelter construction

VIDEO about self-build refugee shelter construction
5th December 2016

Architecture Sans Frontiers International

“ASF INT was founded as a result of an increased inte rest in social and environmental issues in […]
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

The Architecture of Displacement /MoMA

The Museum of Modern Art hosted a new show on the global refugee crisis. READ MORE on CITYLAB! […]