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Challenging practice is now online… August 30, 2012

Challenging Practice: Essentials for the Social Production of Habitat is a project developed by an Architecture Sans Frontières partnership funded by the European Commission under the LLP Leonardo Da Vinci programme to develop a training that encourages architects and urban designers to engage in the production of habitat for the world’s most vulnerable groups. This training has been developed as ASF strongly believes that the construction of social facilities for the benefit of the most underprivileged sectors of the world’s population requires a broader approach from built environment professionals, and a critical revision of the focus and ways of operating that…

Participatory Design for Slum-upgrading and Inclusive City Building August 20, 2012

For those attending the World Urban Forum VI in Naples this September, ASF-UK will be holding a training session on “Participatory Design for Slum-upgrading and Inclusive City Building”, building on the work done in Brazil and Kenya for the last three years. We will also have experts sharing their tools and experiences, including the Bartlett – Development Planning Unit, Asian Coalition of Housing Rights / Community Architects Network, Pamoja Trust among others. Participatory design underlying motivation is to engage citizens…

Cycling success for ASF-UK! August 15, 2012

On July 18th seven cyclists set off very early from London and cycled to Paris over four days, cycling 50-80 miles per day, in order to raise funds for local Cameroonian participants to be part of the ASF-UK international workshop this summer. The group raised a hard earned and fantastic £2932.50 which will sponsor up to five local participants on our ten day workshop. A big thank you to our riders Kate Mahony, Steven Howard, Cameron Burt, David Goley, Catherine…

From England to Cameroon… August 13, 2012

The international team of facilitators left for Cameroon from London on Saturday the 11th August in the evening.  The whole team of people involved in the participatory monitoring and evaluation workshop of the projects implemented by the Mosame Trust and Cameroon Catalyst over the last three years, arrived safely in Bertoua in the evening of the 12th August in good time to begin the workshop on Monday.  Over the next 10 days they will be working closely with both local and international…

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