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 […]
30th November 2016

ICOON for refugees

DO YOU KNOW the ICOON Initiative?  “ICOON for refugees is a free picture dictionary and android app. It […]
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

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 […]
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 […]
20th October 2016

Migrationlab presents: Welcome to the living room!

“Welcome to The living room is about transforming urban/public spaces into a public living rooms together with migrants, […]
19th October 2016

Winter is coming: the new crisis for refugees in Europe

“Record numbers of migrants and refugees crossed the Mediterranean to Europe in October – just in time for […]
19th October 2016

250,000 refugees have now fled Burundi

WATCH THE VIDEO ABOUT BURUNDIAN REFUGEES>>>
18th October 2016

Better Shelter Unit (Refugee Housing Unit)

“In the drought-swept expanses of Dollo Ado, Ethiopia, women wrapped in bright scarves lug plastic jerry cans of […]
12th October 2016

A COAT THAT TURNS INTO A TENT

GET TO KNOW MORE ABOUT THIS PROJECT! The project is led by professors Harriet Harriss and Graeme Brooker, and […]
20th September 2016

CAMPing in Zürich

The Architecture for Refugees’ upcoming presentation is going to be in Zürich! 29 October, 2016. 19.00 – EXIL […]
26th August 2016

EIN ZUHAUSE AUF 90 X 200 CM – a home on 90×200 cm

“Bis zu zwei Jahre leben Asylsuchende in der Schweiz meist in Mehrbettzimmern ohne jede Rückzugsmöglichkeit. Janina Peter und David Williner entwickelten eine […]