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Architecture Sans Frontières International – General Assembly – India 2017 June 21, 2017

This year’s Architecture Sans Frontières International General Assembly was held in India, in the city of Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), from the 17th – 23rd April 2017. The GA is an annual meeting that aims to gather ASF-International’s member organisations from all over the world. From the current 34 members, sixteen were present, including Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Indonesia, India, Jordan, Nepal, Portugal, UK and Spain. ASF-UK was represented by Emily Wright and Joana Marques, Associates from the Challenging Practice…

Resilience by Design – June Update June 19, 2017

ASF-UK is back in Bungamati, Nepal, working with the community of Chohel Nani following three months community engagement and a multi-disciplinary ‘Resilience by Design’ workshop in September 2016. Many thanks to ARUP who have offered a £10,000 donation from the Arup Disaster Relief Fund for the next phase of the Resilience by Design Nepal project. The team are very grateful for the support from ARUP which will be utilised to develop the project in the coming months to provide developmental support…

Registration now open for the upcoming Challenging Practice Workshop: Learning in Action June 3rd-4th, 2017 in Cape Town, South Africa May 16, 2017

Challenging Practice: Essentials for the social production of habitat Challenging Practice Workshop: Learning in Action June 3rd-4th, 2017, Cape Town, South Africa Registration is now open for the upcoming ASF-UK Challenging Practice Workshop which will be held on the 3rd-4th June, 2017 in Cape Town, South Africa. Challenging Practice: Learning in Action is an independent – learning programme developed and tested internationally by Architecture Sans Frontières – UK. The two-day workshop is geared to community groups and built environment professionals who…

Challenging Practice Stage A Seminar in London 27th – 28th May 2017 May 5, 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 May 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: 27-28th…

ASF-Nepal in partnership with ASF-UK are hiring! April 20, 2017

ASF Nepal in partnership with ASF UK are hiring! We are looking for a Nepali built environment professional to work as part of a dedicated field team on Phase 2 of the Bungamati community reconstruction support programme. Candidates must be available to work full time from May to December 2017, and will be based in the ASF Nepal office in Patan, with frequent travel to Bungamati. Fluency in Nepali and English is required. To apply for this position please submit your CV,…

**Update** Change by Design: South Africa 2017 Workshop March 20, 2017

Thank you to everyone who has submitted an application for the upcoming Change by Design:South Africa 2017 workshop. Applications for the Change by Design workshop in Cape Town are now closed. Thank you for the overwhelming response to this initiative! We will now start the selection process for a maximum of 24 participants. Successful applicants will be notified by the end of March. The ASF-UK CbD Programme Team

ASF-UK facilitates Community Land Trust (CLT) Masterclass with TELCO Citizens February 23, 2017

On Saturday, 11 Feb 2017, Architecture Sans Frontières-UK members joined members of TELCO Citizens (The East London Citizens Organisation), a chapter of the national Citizens UK community organising charity, in facilitating a Community Land Trust (CLT) Masterclass. The goal was that by the end of the workshop, participants would have a good knowledge of the CLT model and feel comfortable fielding questions or making a case for it.   The two organisations have developed a partnership over the last three…

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…

We are looking for new Associates to join the ASF-UK team! December 19, 2016

ASF-UK has grown and evolved with the support of an experienced, creative and effective team of volunteer Associates. They contribute ideas, time and inspiration in the day to day running of the organisation.  The Associates help to develop projects and run workshops under the umbrella of ASF-UK’s aims and objectives.  Associates are actively involved in current and future projects undertaken by the organisation and assume key roles within each area. They use their experience and knowledge to assist in guiding…

ASF-UK concludes successful short course for Citizens UK, ‘Reclaiming Regeneration: Tools and Tactics for Community-led Development’ in East London November 17, 2016

On 26th October 2016, ASF-UK held the last of their four evening workshops which formed a short course on community-led planning for members of TELCO (The East London Communities Organisation), a local chapter of Citizens UK. The course was entitled ‘Reclaiming Regeneration: tools and tactics for community-led development’, and was developed to boost the knowledge and capacity of four communities in East London who are experiencing large-scale urban regeneration projects within their neighbourhoods. The course was based on ASF-UK’s  Change…

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