Architects and planners should study refugee camps like the Jungle in France, according to architecture undergraduate Sophie Flinder, who has completed a dissertation on the way the camp has become a fully functioning town with its own culture (+ transcript). More
Opinion: last week, local authorities in Calais began destroying sections of the Jungle – the sprawling refugee and migrant camp that has become a symbol of Europe's immigration crisis. It's time that architects stepped in to help provide a solution that actually works, says architect Jeannie S Lee, who visited the camp with her London studio EVA. More
A design technique used on feature films including Minority Report, The Terminal and Man of Steel is being applied to the development of future cities in the face of huge refugee migrations. More
Venice Architecture Biennale 2016: socially minded architecture is a choice not a responsibility according this year's Venice Biennale curator Alejandro Aravena, who has called for "professional quality, not professional charity" to deal with the world's issues. More
Refugee camps are the "cities of tomorrow", according to one of the world's leading aid experts. Explore more approaches to humanitarian architecture on our new Pinterest board, including Ikea's "unusually sensitive" flat-pack shelters and an earthquake-resistant school in Thailand.
MASS Design Group, a nonprofit US firm, plans to start an architecture and design training centre in Kigali, Rwanda, to help address the "dearth of professional designers" across Africa (+ movie). More
Foster + Partners has unveiled designs for a drone port in Rwanda, which will be used to transport urgent medical supplies to remote parts of the East African country via unmanned flying vehicles (+ slideshow). More