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.
Japanese studio Nendo has designed a minimal emergency kit for those affected by earthquakes, containing a whistle, radio, raincoat, lantern, water container and multipurpose case in a slender tube (+ slideshow). More
Dutch Design Week 2015: Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Pim van der Mijl's De Voorkamer project proposes a communal meeting space to help break down barriers between refugees and local communities in Holland (+ slideshow). More
Dutch Design Week 2015: Design Academy Eindhoven has undergone a "paradigm shift" with students now more interested in responding to real-world problems such as Europe's refugee crisis than making beautiful objects for collectors, according to creative director Thomas Widdershoven. More
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