29th November 2016

The Olympic Games and Ibrahim

DO YOU REMEMBER? “Carrying the The Olympic Games torch for refugees everywhere. Please watch and share this special […]
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 […]
6th October 2016

Future Architecture Matchmaking Conference, Ljubljana 2016

Following the Future Architecture platform’s call for ideas that generated a full 291 ideas by 524 authors from […]
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)  
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 […]
20th September 2016

CAMPing in Zürich

The Architecture for Refugees’ upcoming presentation is going to be in Zürich! 29 October, 2016. 19.00 – EXIL […]
20th September 2016

CAMPing in TIRANA

The Architecture for Refugees’ upcoming workshop is going to be in Tirana during the Tirana Architecture Week! 3-9 […]
24th August 2016

A side note on the refugee crisis – A menekültügy margójára 2. rész – a FUGA-ban

“We had the possibility to organise an exhibition dealing with the current refugee crisis in Hungary. We tried […]
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 […]
22nd August 2016

Refugees Welcome Konzepte für eine menschenwürdige Architektur – DE

BOOK! The book is in GERMAN!!! Check it on this webpage: CLICK   “Every day people embark on […]
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 […]
16th August 2016

Refugee caps 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 […]