Images of people living in make-shift shelters, mud and squalor, have exposed the world to the living conditions in Calais’s refugee camp, known as “the Jungle”. But despite intense media coverage over the past year, it can be hard for outsiders to gain a true perspective on life in the camp, which has become a town in its own right.

For this reason, architect Shahed Saleem embarked on a project to map the Jungle. “This is a place of human endeavour and great human efforts. And it’s a place where lives are being lived,” he tells Quartz. “It’s much more complex than simply a place where people are trying to get across the channel,” he says.

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