4.154
Architecture Design Option Studio — Arrival City : Athens (Simmons)

Prerequisites: 
4.153
Required of: 
MArch students; optional for SMArchS/Urbanism students

Design for the shelter, care and protection of unaccompanied migrant and refugee minors in the city of Athens, Greece, in collaboration with Athens based non-governmental charity groups.

The studio will incorporate travel to Athens to visit existing shelters for minors and to understand characteristics of the arrival city present in the city center. The studio group will also visit the island of Lesbos to develop awareness and understanding of the UNHCR arrival camps and their current status.