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Report of Change by Design workshop in Quito now available in English April 18, 2014

A report of last summer’s Change by Design workshop in Quito, Ecuador, is now available online in English. The report outlines the findings from the activities held in Los Pinos, one of the two areas where ASF-UK worked during Change by Design 2013 in Equador. The workshop resulted from a collaboration with the Universidad Politécnica Salesiana, El Institute de Altos Estudios Nacionales (IAEN) and the community organisation Comité de Desarollo Comunitario Los Pinos. English New spatial imaginations for Los Pino…

Challenging Practice: start Stage 1 today and sign up to do Stage 2 in May March 14, 2014

Have you heard about Challenging Practice and want to know more? Challenging Practice is specifically targeted at built environment professionals with an interest (and no prior knowledge/ experience) in the challenges that are impacting on the human development of billions of people across the world: rapid urbanisation, scarce resources, poverty, vulnerability and natural disasters to name a few. The course is divided into four stages: a free theoretical online introduction, a two-day seminar designed to enable participants to reflect on…

Support ASF-UK Change by Design event at World Urban Forum 7 in Colombia February 21, 2014

Following the successful training session at WUF6 in 2012, ASF-UK will host a Networking Event at the seventh session of UN-Habitat World Urban Forum, in Medellin, Colombia, in April 2014. The event is titled: Participatory Design and Planning for Equitable Cities, and will take place on Tuesday 8 April at 2pm. To be a part of this event we require £2000 to cover our costs. Please can you help us cover our costs by donating here. This Event will combine…

Join ASF-UK Change by Design event at World Urban Forum 7 in Colombia February 16, 2014

Following the successful training session at WUF6 in 2012, ASF-UK will host a Networking Event at the seventh session of UN-Habitat World Urban Forum, to be held in Medellin, Colombia, next April 2014. The event is titled: Participatory Design and Planning for Equitable Cities, and will take place on Tuesday 8 April at 2pm. Read more here

Report of Change by Design workshop in Quito available online February 16, 2014

A report of last summer’s Change by Design workshop in Quito, Ecuador, is now available online. You can view and download it here or purchase a hard copy at Blurb (http://www.blurb.com/b/5030128-change-by-design). The report outlines the findings from the activities held in Los Pinos, one of the two areas where ASF-UK worked during Change by Design 2013 in Equador. The workshop resulted from a collaboration with the Universidad Politécnica Salesiana, El Institute de Altos Estudios Nacionales (IAEN) and the community organisation…

The last two evening sessions… January 15, 2014

The Perseverance Tuesday 7th Janurary 7:00pm After a sudden change of location, The Perseverance pub on Lamb’s Conduit Street was a great alternative for the first evening session of 2014. A positive turn up as well meant we filled up the small pub creating a good atmosphere. The topic of co-operatives arose as around the corner from the pub is the People’s Supermarket, a local food focused co-operative aimed at working with the local community and farmers. This brought up…

Last month’s evening session…and this month’s festive session November 30, 2013

“Right to the City” by War on Want Instead of our usual ASF evening session; we all went to a compelling and thought provoking lecture, “Right to the City” by War on Want [Thursday 7th November]. So, what is the “Right to the City”? Defined by War on Want: What right? People’s right to reclaim, use, shape and remake our urban surroundings Whose right? Everyone’s common right, particularly people who are excluded or marginalised What city? Your city how you…

This month’s evening session… October 18, 2013

The focus of the last evening session [1st October at Look Mum No Hands] was the Change by Design Workshop in Ecuador, where we got the chance to hear a brief snippet of our ASF team members’s experiences! The workshop was organised into design stages, starting with understanding the context of the cities Quito and Los Pinos through transect walks, mapping of the typology, photographs and participatory techniques. The social and spatial implications derived developed into understanding the aspirations of…

One week left to register for Challenging Practice Stage 2 in November October 4, 2013

Already registered for Stage 1 of Challenging Practice: essentials for the social production of habitat? If so, you have one week left to register for the Stage 2 Seminar in London on 16-17th November 2013. Stage 2 is a weekend seminar to enable participants to reflect on their knowledge from Stage 1 through case studies and facilitated discussions and interactive scenario building and role plays. Read more here and book your place

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