20th August 2017

Duttweilerfest! – 9. September – Zürich

Join us! Facebook EVENT – CLICK Check English text below! Was passiert? / What’s on? In der Stadt […]
6th July 2017
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Trails and Parks as Migration Infrastructure

To some, providing protected natural spaces is to provide a purely environmental or recreational facility, and within the […]
28th April 2017

Refugees arriving in UK immediately becoming homeless once they’re granted asylum, report finds

“Delays on important paperwork from Government departments and a ‘cliff-edge’ of support following positive decisions on refugee status leading people into […]
1st March 2017
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More on Formalizing Informal Transit

Mexico City Like the Digital Matatus Project in Nairobi, this mapping project run by Mapatón CDMX used smartphone-based GPS tools […]
22nd February 2017

Refugee Transportation Needs in Rural America

Because refugees within the U.S. most frequently settle in larger urban areas, the transportation needs of refugees can […]
24th January 2017

Architecture for Refugees 01 – From Field to Field BOOK

Please check our BOOK’s crowdfunding campaign and contribute to produce and publish this very needed KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER book. […]
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

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 […]
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

Calais Action

“CALAIS ACTION is a grass roots giving movement, supported by a network of volunteers who aim to provide […]
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

Help Refugees

They can help. We can help. YOU CAN HELP! ABOUT HELP REFUGEES: “We are currently living in a […]
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

The Olympic Games and Ibrahim

DO YOU REMEMBER? “Carrying the The Olympic Games torch for refugees everywhere. Please watch and share this special […]
15th March 2017

Renovation of King street Station

Market Share “Empowering immigrants and refugees through food entrepreneurship” One Man’s Plan to Turn King Street Station Into […]
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

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

CAMPing in the CITY! in Barcelona

CAMPing in the CITY! For more informations about the workshop in Barcelona CLICK HERE >>>
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 […]
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 […]
18th October 2016

Shelter summerization

A do-it-yourself upper canopy + veranda assembly kit to mitigate shelter internal temperature and offer an external protected […]
14th October 2016

Walk with me to Berlin

Take a journey with a refugee!
12th October 2016

Designing with the community: the power of illustrations & simulations

READ THE TEXT ON UNHCR’SWEBSITE TEXT BY JACQUELINE STRECKER, LEARN LAB MANAGER, JUNE 12, 2015  
10th October 2016

Somali Refugees in Eastleigh, Nairobi

Somali Refugees in Eastleigh, Nairobi “Refugees often represent one of the weakest and most vulnerable members of a […]
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 […]