• © Tobias Fleiter
  • © Lorenz del Chin
  • © Tobias Fleiter

Bicycle Workshop for Asylum Seekers, Karlsruhe

Simple but effective structure to foster collaboration between volunteers and refugees. Here, bicycles for refugees are made available and repaired.

Special project

Type of residents

Modular units
1 module

Building (Detail)
Heavy-duty shelving, multiwall polycarbonate sheets


Michael Wald, Lorenz Del Chin, Max Mütsch

Commissioned by
Freundeskreis Asyl Karlsruhe e.V.

Construction firm
Hörig GmbH Maschinen- und Metallbau

“bikeswithoutborders” collects old bikes and repairs them in order to provide them free of charge to immigrants—especially refugees. The project is open to everyone, inviting refugees to come into contact with Karlsruhe residents and tinker with bikes together.

(Excerpt from project description)