We have a few remaining places for the Resilience by Design worskhop in Cartagena, Colombia, so apply now to secure your place. Here is a brief reminder about the workshop: Architecture Sans Frontières-UK (ASF-UK), and Fundación por la Educación Multidimensional (FEM) are...Read More
by Beatrice Munby I first became involved with ASF in 2010, after working for 10 months with their Indian partner SEEDS as an on-site architect/engineer/clerk of works/QS for their schools rebuilding & retrofitting project in Orissa. However, for the last couple of...Read More
An integral component of any architectural design that seeks to be appropriate and sustainable should be a strong connection to, not only the individuals, but the community networks that populate its locality. As part of my PhD research I used Social Network Analysis to explore...Read More
Distracted by the football and worried that you wouldn’t get your workshop application in on time? No fear, we’ve extended the deadlines for both the Change by Design workshop in London, UK and the Resilience by Design worskhop in Cartagena, Colombia to 30th June, to...Read More
In 2011 ASF designed and built a post disaster bamboo shelter in the tropical biome at the Eden project which was intended to survive at least a year, however three years later and propped up in several places it was time for a refurbishment. We first began by inspecting the...Read More
changing the culture of architecture to be more inclusive, appropriate and sustainable
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, talks and events, outreach, international workshops and UK workshops ASF-UK explores and engages in complex issues concerning development. ASF-UK uses ‘participation’ as the primary methodology to achieving a more equitable and fair existence for everybody.