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Change By Design Workshop – Freetown 2019 August 8, 2019

ASF-UK have recently hosted an intensive international workshop with partners SLURC (Sierra Leone Urban Research Centre) as part of the Knowledge in Action for Urban Equality (KNOW) project in Freetown between 15th-26th July 2019. Based upon ASF-UK’s Change by Design methodology and looking at ‘co-designing platforms and tools for informal settlement profiles’. The workshop brought together SLURC’s community data collection team and international participants from eight countries to explore how the dissemination of information about informal settlements can contribute to…

WORKSHOP: CHANGE BY DESIGN SOUTH AFRICA 2017 February 16, 2017

Tools and tactics for community-led development in Cape Town Where: Cape Town, South Africa When: 26 June to 7 July, 2017 Who: practitioners and students in architecture, urban design, urban and social development planning, community education, service and communication design, urban sociology and anthropology, urban law, regional and urban economics. To apply: Application Form Application deadline: 19 March 2017 How much? £800 (includes meals, accommodation, & travel for 12 days. Flights and airport pick-up not included) The workshop Change by…

Challenging Practice workshop on Designing inclusion for migrants and refugees in cities 21st- 23rd April, Mallorca, Spain May 12, 2016

ASF-UK associates facilitated a Challenging Practice workshop on Designing inclusion for migrants and refugees in cities. This was part of ASF International’s General Assembly which took place in Mallorca, Spain on 21-23rd April 2016. The theme of this year’s General Assembly was the refugee crisis. Although more people that have been forcibly displaced reside in cities as opposed to refugee camps, much more attention is placed on the situation in camps. In response to this, ASF-UK decided to run a…

View the first outputs of the Change by Design: London workshop! September 29, 2014

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 findings of the participatory design workshop, which took place in September 2014. The aim of the workshop was to support the creation of community-led scenarios seeking to bring about positive outcomes of the High Speed Two (HS2) rail link in the…

Upcoming workshop in Cameroon February 19, 2012

Measuring Impact: Participatory Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation ASF-UK Workshop in Cameroon, August 2012 This workshop will be implemented in partnership with Cameroon Catalyst, a UK based charity started by two engineering graduates in 2009 and the Mosame Trust, a Cameroon based charity working in Eastern Cameroon.  So far the two organisations have successfully fundraised for and built the January Hope Centre and a mechanics and carpenters workshop in a small village called Bambouti, in Eastern Cameroon. They are currently working…

‘Change by Design’ book published January 18, 2012

This book documents a two-week action research workshop, Change by Design, undertaken in Nairobi, Kenya from 19th June – 1st July 2011. The workshop was developed and coordinated under the banner of Architecture Sans Frontieres – United Kingdom (ASF-UK), in partnership with the Pamoja Trust, a Kenyan NGO, and the Housing Policy Section of UN-HABITAT with support from the Development Planning Unit of UCL, the Royal Institute of British Architects, and the Scarcity and Creativity in the Built Environment Research Project.  The principal focus underpinning the…

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