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Northern Europe Migrants Organisation

by Felix de Montesquiou and Hugo Kaici

May 01, 2011

via Dezeen

Northern Europe Migrants Organisation by Felix de Montesquiou and Hugo Kaici

Architecture students Felix de Montesquiou and Hugo Kaici have designed the headquarters for a conceptual company that would help customers migrate illegally from Europe to the UK.

Northern Europe Migrants Organisation by Felix de Montesquiou and Hugo Kaici

Located near the port of Calais in northern France, the N.E.M.O (Northern Europe Migrants Organisation) building would be disguised as a bunker dating from the Second World War.

Northern Europe Migrants Organisation by Felix de Montesquiou and Hugo Kaici

You can book a ticket for the crossing, with optional extras including fake passports and onboard English lessons, using the project website.

Northern Europe Migrants Organisation by Felix de Montesquiou and Hugo Kaici

The pair created the project while studying at the Ecole Speciale d’Architecture in Paris.

Northern Europe Migrants Organisation by Felix de Montesquiou and Hugo Kaici

Here are some more details from de Montesquiou and Kaici:


N.E.M.O. is an entreprise that enables people to illegaly migrate to the United Kingdom.

Northern Europe Migrants Organisation by Felix de Montesquiou and Hugo Kaici

We propose to design the locus of the organisation, within the architectural vocabulary of the WW2 bunker to camouflage the real function of this secret base.

Northern Europe Migrants Organisation by Felix de Montesquiou and Hugo Kaici

Located near the city of Calais, where most of the migrants end-up, the facilities are only 42km away from the British coast.

Northern Europe Migrants Organisation by Felix de Montesquiou and Hugo Kaici

Northern Europe Migrants Organisation by Felix de Montesquiou and Hugo Kaici

Northern Europe Migrants Organisation by Felix de Montesquiou and Hugo Kaici

Northern Europe Migrants Organisation by Felix de Montesquiou and Hugo Kaici

Northern Europe Migrants Organisation by Felix de Montesquiou and Hugo Kaici

Northern Europe Migrants Organisation by Felix de Montesquiou and Hugo Kaici

Northern Europe Migrants Organisation by Felix de Montesquiou and Hugo Kaici

Northern Europe Migrants Organisation by Felix de Montesquiou and Hugo Kaici

Northern Europe Migrants Organisation by Felix de Montesquiou and Hugo Kaici

Northern Europe Migrants Organisation by Felix de Montesquiou and Hugo Kaici

Northern Europe Migrants Organisation by Felix de Montesquiou and Hugo Kaici

Northern Europe Migrants Organisation by Felix de Montesquiou and Hugo Kaici

Northern Europe Migrants Organisation by Felix de Montesquiou and Hugo Kaici


semester design
architecture student: Felix de Montesquiou (felixdemontesquiou.com) and Hugo Kaici
from: Ecole Speciale d’Architecture , Paris
category: cultural building
via Dezeen

 

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