The ASF-UK Resilience by Design team are about to set off for Colombia, in order to arrive a few days before the start of the upcoming workshop, which will be running from 10th – 20th September. The team and workshop participants will pilot a methodology using...Read More
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 the challenges that are impacting on the human development of billions of...Read More
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
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.