For the 4th installment of the Change-by-Design workshops, ASF-UK is teaming up with a coalition of Ecuadorian architects, community organisations, activists and academics to develop design ideas for the “Buen Vivir” neighbourhood, that can inform and help shape the Urban...Read More
Would you like to be part of an open and collaborative team of designers for a week of playful architectural exploration? ASF-UK is putting together a team to participate in this years Roots Architecture at Womad festival and are looking for enthusiastic and open minded young...Read More
Already registered for Stage 1 of Challenging Practice: essentials for the social production of habitat? If so, you can now register for Stage 2, a weekend seminar to enable participants to reflect on their knowledge from Stage 1 through case studies and facilitated discussions...Read More
Change by Design Ecuador 2013: Imagining the ‘Buen Vivir’ Neighbourhood through Participatory Design Recently, Ecuador has been guiding its development through the indigenous philosophy of ‘Buen Vivir’ or Good Living (sumak kawsay in Kichwa). This notion advocates for a...Read More
Architecture Sans Frontières – UK (ASF-UK) aims to make community and international development issues integral to the practice and teaching of architecture. We strive to make architecture relevant to the world’s majority – people who are marginalised or living in poverty.
Through exhibitions and events, live projects, international workshops and UK workshops ASF-UK explores and engages in complex cross cutting themes of development with ‘participation’ as the primary methodology to achieving a more equitable and fair existence for everybody.