ASF Award (ASFAW) 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 ideas and challenge the profession to develop the construction of social facilities and infrastructure.
ASF International is partner with an European Union funded programme called Designing Inclusion (DESINC) which explores how architecture, urban design and planning education can contribute to the production of inclusive urban spaces for refugees and forced migrants. Through its focus on education and pedagogy, the project links closely to ASF’s learning programme, Challenging Practice. The […]
THE AWARD: The International Finsa Award for Students of Architecture & Design aims to encourage and challenge students to explore and redesign the use of wood and other ecological and recyclable materials in construction. The award considers the work of both teachers and students, all of whom will be acknowledged and awarded. Students and teachers […]
Architettura Senza Frontiere Piemonte 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 […]
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…
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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, […]