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
The following posters were produced during the workshop Change by Design: Collective imaginations for contested sites in Euston, and exhibited at an open event held at St Mary’s Church, Eversholt Street, on 16 September. The exhibition documented the methodology and...Read More
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
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.