Manifesto

Architects for Social Housing (ASH) was set up in March 2015 in order to respond architecturally to London’s housing ‘crisis’. We are a Community Interest Company that organises working collectives of architects, urban designers, engineers, surveyors, planners, film-makers, photographers, artists, writers and housing campaigners for individual projects. Tailored to meet specific needs, these collectives operate with … Continue reading Manifesto

The Regeneration of Ham Close Estate. Part 2: For a Socialist Architecture

This case study continues on from The Regeneration of Ham Close. Part 1: What the Green Party has learned from Labour. In the first part of this case study I looked at the justifications given to me by Andree Frieze, the Green Party ward councillor for Ham, Petersham and Riverside Drive, for demolishing Ham Close … Continue reading The Regeneration of Ham Close Estate. Part 2: For a Socialist Architecture

The Regeneration of Ham Close Estate. Part 1: What the Green Party has learned from Labour

‘So much information and analysis here on the issue of social housing, starter homes, right-to-buy sell-offs and estate regeneration.’ – Andree Frieze, freelance journalist and Green Party candidate, Ham, Petersham and Richmond Riverside, on the reblog of ASH’s article Blitzkrieg! Sink Estates and Starter Homes in Action against Apathy (20 January 2016) ASH Facebook page, 26 … Continue reading The Regeneration of Ham Close Estate. Part 1: What the Green Party has learned from Labour

Bibliography for a Socialist Architecture: Pollyanna 圖書館 Library, Vancouver

As part of ASH’s residency at the 221A Gallery in Vancouver, the Pollyanna 圖書館 Library asked us to provide a bibliography of books to add to their collection that provide a written context to the four workshops we will be holding on the principles and practices of a socialist architecture. This is what we came up … Continue reading Bibliography for a Socialist Architecture: Pollyanna 圖書館 Library, Vancouver