Challenging Practice: Start Stage 1 today and sign up to do Stage 2 in May Have you heard about Challenging Practice and want to know more? Challenging Practice is specifically targeted at built environment professionals with an interest (and no prior knowledge/ experience) in...Read More
Architecture Sans Frontieres International have just launched the fourth and final stage of their Challenging Practice course. The course is an independent learning programme initiated in 2012 by an Architecture Sans Frontières partnership involving ASF-UK alongside other...Read More
Today was Melissa Kinnear’s last day as General Manager, after more than 7 years in this voluntary position. The organisation is where it is today because of Mel’s energy, drive and determination, and the personal time that she has invested in ASF-UK. She has been...Read More
Re-imagining regeneration through participatory design in Cape Town ASF-UK is pleased to announce the upcoming Change by Design workshop in Cape Town, South Africa in April 2015. Change by Design is a series of international workshops, exploring participatory design as a...Read More
Recently I went to a performance called ‘Bring the Happy’. It was a show – of sorts – derived from asking people to map, describe and rate a happy memory. How wonderful, I thought, to be able to spend your time recording and celebrating the ‘good stuff’. Turns...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.