The influence of Flux on auto-construction in the jungle of Calais

E. Hendriks, Hanne Vrebos, Joop de Zwart

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Abstract

This article unveils examples of auto-construction amidst the chaotic conditions of the Calais Jungle. It explains how informal initiatives have resulted in a city-resembling complex structure with architectural and urban qualities. The relationship between continuously changing conditions and architectural outcomes is described and reflected upon.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)95-110
Number of pages17
JournalScroope: Cambridge Architecture Journal
Issue number27
Publication statusPublished - 17 Jul 2018

Keywords

  • calais
  • tent camp
  • refugee camp
  • flux
  • refugees
  • auto-construction
  • self-build
  • dynamic

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