ASF International Dialog and GA Meeting 2017 ASF-International conducted a bidding process to select the host for the 2017 General Assembly Meeting, marking the 10th Anniversary of the network. ASF-India was selected as the host organisation. The meeting will be held in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, from the 17th to the 23rd of April 2017. The city of Thriuvananthapuram (popularly... Read more

Post date: Sunday, 2 April 2017 - 10:37pm

ASF Award Architecture Sans Frontières International (ASF Int) Award was founded in the purpose of sharing the most efficient solutions developed by architects globally to the many social, environmental and economic challenges facing the built environment. The goal of the award is to promote those solutions among the design profession and the general public, which will encourage an exchange of... Read more

Post date: Sunday, 2 April 2017 - 10:30pm

Dear ASF‐International members, The General Assembly in Trivandrum, Kerala, will be occasion to celebrate together the 10th Anniversary of the constitution of our network. It makes this meeting more special than others and will be a moment to review, evaluate and think about the near future. It’s been a youthful decade for all of us in Architecture Sans Frontières... new experiences, new... Read more

Post date: Sunday, 2 April 2017 - 1:47pm
Design contest INCLUDING DESIGN by Architettura Senza Frontiere Piemonte

INCLUDING DESIGN Design Contest ASF International member ASF Piemonte calls for action the world of professionals and students of design and architecture. Participate in a planning process with Torino's district, Barriera di Milano, to create pieces of furniture for the local school's courtyards. Including Design is a project born due to the desire to increase demand for culture... Read more

Post date: Tuesday, 7 February 2017 - 4:23pm
Agenda Cultural Enero 2017

Using architecture and design to benefit the most vulnerable sectors of the world's population. INAUGURATION THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2017 Exposición promovida por la Concejalía de Cultura del Ayuntamiento de San Fernando de Henares, comisariada por  Susana Aparicio Ortiz, directora de Fila5.arte (Promotora Cultural Independiente) y del Salón Internacional de Reciclaje de... Read more

Post date: Friday, 13 January 2017 - 8:35pm
Av Nifoto (Eget arbete) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

EU Migration Crises in Times of Fiscal Austerity Peo Hansen , Linköping University This paper sets out to explain the EU’s dual and seemingly contradictory objectives of less migration, the mantra of the refugee crisis, and more migration, the mantra of the EU’s demographic crisis. Why, in other words, do Brussels and member states not greet the refugees as a first albeit... Read more

Post date: Saturday, 7 May 2016 - 12:52am
Recovery and reconstruction works by ASF Nepal

“More than 498,852 houses collapsed and more than 256,697 houses were damaged following 25 April Earthquake killing more than 8500 people. The reconstruction of all these houses and other infrastructure require involvement of lots of Architects, Engineers and other experts to make it economical, socially acceptable, contextual and sustainable. Architects have versatile role as... Read more

Post date: Wednesday, 24 February 2016 - 11:18am

The work of ASF members is often carried out in collaboration with NGO:s, which may be classified as charitable organisations. In our discussions we often refer to vulnerable groups who deserve the support of charitable organisations. Are we ourselves perhaps charitable organisations? We do not specifically say so but we are probably perceived as such both by members and by outsiders.... Read more

Post date: Sunday, 13 December 2015 - 6:28pm

Using architecture and design to benefit the most vulnerable sectors of the world's population. "The desire to use architecture and design to enhance sustainability has increased exponentially in the past four decades. Expanding the scope of practice to include not only the physical buildings but social progress and the environment - both locally and globally, pledging to promote ecological... Read more

Post date: Monday, 23 November 2015 - 10:53pm
ASF Nepal response updates : Architectes de l'urgence Canada mission

ASF-International newest member Emergency and Development Architects (EDA), in partnership with Karavaniers and the Babu Chiri Sherpa Foundation, is planning to visit the Solukhumbu District to meet up with members and authorities of the 9 villages of the Taksindu VDC. Objectives of the mission include soil assessments and technical surveys on damaged community buildings, as well as the... Read more

Post date: Monday, 31 August 2015 - 3:07pm