Part 1 of ASH’s presentation at the conference on Housing Justice, held at the Centre for Alternative Technology as part of the Small is Beautiful festival in Machynlleth, Wales, 8-11 June, 2017.
ASH Presentation to the Architectural League of New York (Part One) London is experiencing a housing crisis, unprecedented in its severity, whose solution demands taking tough decisions. An already densely populated island is predicted to see a major increase in population, and nowhere more so than in its capital. An influx of migrants and refugees … Continue reading 15 Truths About London’s Housing Crisis: ASH Presentation to the Architectural League of New York (Part 1)
ASH Presentation to the Architectural League of New York (Part Two) One of the key ways in which ASH is responding to this threat to our social housing is through the production of architectural alternatives to estate demolition through designs for infill, roof extensions and refurbishment that increase the housing capacity on the estates and … Continue reading 2 or 3 Solutions to London’s Housing Crisis: ASH Presentation to the Architectural League of New York (Part 2)
We are repeatedly told that London is facing an unprecedented housing crisis, and it is generally agreed that we must build 50,000 new homes a year to address this. We are told that the newly categorised brownfield land available to local authorities is mainly on council estates - and that these estates, as a direct result … Continue reading Future Estates: ASH presentation at the Royal Academy
Art and Urban Development: 2-3 October 2015 ASH were invited to participate in the Urgent Imagination conference held at the Western Front gallery in Vancouver. The conference straddled two days and local and international artists presented their responses to the various issues around the relationship between art and urban development. The full documentation of the conference … Continue reading Urgent Imagination: Conference at Western Front Gallery, Vancouver