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Designing Inclusion: Built Environment responses for Refugees and Forced Migrants, Manchester – 18th November 5:30pm-7:30pm November 7, 2017

Designing Inclusion: Built Environment responses for Refugees and Forced Migrants BOOK your tickets here: http://tinyurl.com/yd7ce83m *** Date: Saturday 18th November Time: 5:30 – 7:30pm Venue: BDP, 11 Ducie St, Manchester M1 2JB Much of the dialogue in the built environment sector focuses on designed ‘solutions’ of ‘shelter’, beyond this what are the conditions that refugees and forced migrants can integrate into new environments and thrive? How to create a sense of belonging in a time of transition and what are…

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…

Book your Tickets! Urban Regeneration: For Who? – 27 July 2017 – London July 18, 2017

Who is Regeneration for? Taking from ASF-UK’s work on ‘Reclaiming Regeneration’ and their recent workshop in Cape Town, ASF-UK is hosting an informal debate. The ASF-Exchange event will be around the practical challenges and opportunities of Citizen participation in Urban Regeneration. With speakers from ASF and other organisations, we will host this  discussion aimed at built-environment professionals and people interested in shaping their cities. GET TICKETS HERE FREE Members £5 Non-Members FOLLOW OUR FACEBOOK EVENT ITINERARY 6.30: Interactive activity 7.15:…

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

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