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Global Mamas Fair Trade Zone in Ghana July 26, 2013

ASF-UK Associate, Sophie Morley, is facilitating a project in Ghana with Global Mamas to realise their goal of creating a fair trade textile campus ‐ a centre of production, training, and empowerment. The task is to embody Global Mamas’ ethos of woman’s empowerment through the design process, materiality and construction of the textile campus, ‘resourceful and innovative’ being the guiding concept. Global Mama’s wants to utilise participatory design principles to create an inclusive environment for staff and visitors. The Fair…

This month’s evening session… July 12, 2013

As this month’s ASF evening Session (Tuesday 2nd July, 7:00pm) at the east London cafe Look Mum No Hands began, the highlights of the Tour de France was projected in the background and new attendees arrived. With some fresh faces there, introductions began; are you an architect? Where did you study? Where do you work? Your involvement with ASF? Two members of Eco House Initiative were there, Iona and Oliver, and as they expressed their interest in a potential collaboration…

Festival of Transitional Architecture in Christchurch in New Zealand July 5, 2013

The Festival of Transitional Architecture will take place in Christchurch in October 2013, and the board are reaching out to design students around the world to participate in this years event.  Attached are two documents relating to the project, and an invite.  They are trying to invite students from different places to participate in an event they are going to produce each year. Festa launched last year with a large scale lighting installation amidst the demolitions of Christchurch city. Around 20,000…

ASF Madrid invite you to a workshop this summer July 5, 2013

The Senegal Project Group of Architecs Sans Frontiers SPAIN, set in the Madrid office have planned a workshop for this summer, located in Joal-Fadiouth, Senegal, where ASFe Madrid has been working on for the last 12 years, learning from and at the same time generating a real contribution to the society. The workshop, Entre-terres, is seen as a construction and volunteer experience, a workshop developed by the cooperation among students, professionals and the Dynamique Femme Women’s Association, for who we…

Making Use of Empty Shops: 3 Space Evening session July 5, 2013

http://3space.org/about An interesting selection of speakers talk about how they have transfomed empty high street shops into a streets of opportunities. Lucy Schofield, ASF-UK Community     We are Pop Up  Abbey Freeman With 1 in 10 high street shops lying empty, there are 9 months or 270 days of wasted high street shopping opportunities per year. We Are Pop Up provide opportunities for local entrepreneurs, community groups and creatives to take over and try and test their ideas in…

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