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Recruiting Now: Paid Part-time ASF-UK Office Administrator

Recruiting Now: Paid Part-time ASF-UK Office Administrator December 15, 2019

ASF-UK Remote Office Administrator Reports to: Management Committee and Trustees Part-time: 1 day a week (7.5 hours pw) Contract: Home based, ongoing freelance, (1 year min) Payment: £12 per hour Probationary period – 4 months Termination – 4 weeks Starting date: January 2019 Architecture Sans Frontières –UK (ASF-UK) wishes to appoint a part-time Administrator to provide comprehensive administrative support to the organisation. In consultation and under the direct supervision of the Management Committee and in close collaboration with the Finance…

Member call to support ASF-UK London projects team!

Member call to support ASF-UK London projects team! December 15, 2019

ASF-UK is expanding its projects in London and we are growing our core team to help deliver our programme over the next year. ASF-UK has grown and evolved with the support of an experienced, creative and effective team of volunteer Members and Associates. Since 2014 we have been working in partnership with Citizens UK to support London communities deliver just and equitable regeneration through our Change by Design programme. Now entering our sixth year working in the capital, we are…

Stage A Challenging Practice – January 2020 – London

Stage A Challenging Practice – January 2020 – London December 2, 2019

We are delighted to announce that ASF-UK will be running a ‘Stage A Challenging Practice’ weekend seminar on 25th-26th January 2020. Challenging Practice is an independent-learning programme that seeks to enable built environment practitioners and students to engage reflexively with the challenges of inclusive and sustainable urban development. The course is based on principles of active, dynamic, and action-based learning. Stage A Challenging Practice consists of a two-day seminar which is designed to enable participants to deepen their understanding of…

ASF-UK CALL FOR FIELD VOLUNTEER – Freetown, Sierra Leone

ASF-UK CALL FOR FIELD VOLUNTEER – Freetown, Sierra Leone November 4, 2019

ROLE: FIELD VOLUNTEER Position : 1 Field Volunteer Partner : Sierra Leone Urban Research Centre (SLURC) Contact: Sophie Morley, Louisa Orchard Dates: 06 February—12 March 2020 Location: Freetown, Sierra Leone APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday 22nd November, 2019 PROJECT DESCRIPTION Since 2017 ASF-UK, Sierra Leone Urban Research Center (SLURC) and the Development Planning Unit, University College London (DPU) have undertaken a series of projects exploring inclusive city making with residents of informal settlements in Freetown. Together the team have delivered workshops and…

Sierra Leone – Freetown : Update April 2019 April 2, 2019

The Community Action Area Plans (CAAPs) for two informal settlements in Freetown are now available on ASF-UK’s website: REPORTS These plans are the culmination of an eight-month participatory planning partnership between the Sierra Leone Urban Research Centre (SLURC) and ASF-UK using the Change by Design methodology. The findings from Cockle Bay and Dworzark illustrate the current realities faced by residents from these inner city communities, their aspirations, and how they would like their communities and wider city to be transformed….

Announcement: Challenging Practice Stage A Seminar, 19-20 January November 15, 2018

We are excited to announce that ASF-UK will be running a Stage A Challenging Practice weekend seminar on 19th-20th January 2019. This seminar to enable participants to reflect on their knowledge gained from the readings of the Challenging Practice Introduction through case studies, facilitated discussions, interactive scenario building, and role plays. Challenging Practice is an independent-learning programme for built environment practitioners and students to learn to engage with vulnerable urban groups, and reflect on the challenges of international development. It aims to prepare attendants to…

Reclaiming Regeneration – LFA 2018 August 22, 2018

On 23 June ASF-UK joined TELCO and Redbridge Citizens and London CLT at the Salvation Army in Ilford for an event as part of the London Festival of Architecture, looking at how to deliver affordable and secure housing for communities in east London.   The day began with the launch of Redbridge Citizens brief for Community Land Trust homes in Ilford which was produced with support from ASF-UK. The brief, presented to Redbridge Councillors Helen Coomb and Robert Littlewood, marks…

ASF’s international network exchange ideas for new learning experiences July 5, 2018

At the annual global ASF International General Assembly in Marseille in April 2018, ASF International, ASF UK and ASF France jointly collaborated to deliver a Challenging Practice Stage A one-day seminar as part of the Designing Inclusion (DESINC) project. This is an EU funded programme exploring how architecture, urban design and  planning education can contribute to the production of inclusive urban spaces for refugees and forced migrants. This was an opportunity for ASF to pilot its new Challenging Practice learning…

Isis Nunez Ferrera – A big thank you from ASF-UK October 8, 2017

We bid farewell this summer to one of our longest standing associates, Isis Nunez Ferrera, who stepped down from the organisation after seven years. Isis has been a key leader in ASF-UK, using her knowledge and skills in participatory design and planning, to develop and facilitate engagements focusing on settlement upgrading, housing rights, urban resilience and community- led reconstruction. From facilitating workshops in Brazil, Kenya, Ecuador, Colombia and Nepal, to establishing and being convener of the Resilience by Design programme since 2014, she…

Challenging Practice Stage A Seminar in Manchester, 18-19 November 2017 September 22, 2017

Challenging Practice is an independent-learning programme that seeks to enable built environment professionals to develop the knowledge required to engage with vulnerable groups in an urban context, and to engage reflexively with the challenges of international development in the urban global South. ASF-UK will be running a Stage A weekend seminar in November 2017 to enable participants to reflect on their knowledge gained from the preparatory readings of the Introduction through case studies, facilitated discussions, interactive scenario building, and role plays. Title: Challenging Practice Stage A: Learning in Action Dates: 18-19th November, 10am-5pm…

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