“Right to the City” by War on Want Instead of our usual ASF evening session; we all went to a compelling and thought provoking lecture, “Right to the City” by War on Want [Thursday 7th November]. So, what is the “Right to the...Read More
The focus of the last evening session [1st October at Look Mum No Hands] was the Change by Design Workshop in Ecuador, where we got the chance to hear a brief snippet of our ASF team members’s experiences! The workshop was organised into design stages, starting with...Read More
Already registered for Stage 1 of Challenging Practice: essentials for the social production of habitat? If so, you have one week left to register for the Stage 2 Seminar in London on 16-17th November 2013. Stage 2 is a weekend seminar to enable participants to reflect on their...Read More
Our last evening session (Tuesday 3rd September@ the Royal Festival Hall) was combined with Architecture for Humanity which was rather successful. We discussed similarities and differences of the organisations to understand where we both could potentially collaborate on future...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
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.