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Methods of Engagement

The critical practice module at the GSA was held at the beginning of the year, unlike previous years. This allowed us to respond to previous years’ feedback requesting the course be at the beginning of the year – because of the type of commitment the course requires and the course’s tendency to act as a […]

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Guidelines for Engagement

OUTLINE: The 2018 module follows on the success of the last 5 years of the ‘Alternative Practice’ model supported by Architecture Sans Frontieres UK’s Challenging Practice Model in 2016 & 2017. The focus this year was on Guide Lines for Engagement for socio-technical spatial design engagement for practice in South Africa.  BACKGROUND: The South African […]

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Tools of Engagement

The 2017 UJ Critical Practice module sought to engage with the principles, practices and practitioners of socio-technical spatial design.  The 5 week module took students through various processes and tools to support their learning around these principles and produced a set of principles and codes for practising socially engaged design in South Africa. Socio-Technical Practitioners […]

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Socio-Technical Practitioners

Group A: Liz Ogbu Adwao AgeyeiDickson Adu-AgyeiEuradice PaivaNthabiseng Mabena Group B: Theaster Gates Steffen FischerAtusaye MsiskaOrathile Mothoagae Harmony Mapundu Group C: Teddy Cruz Kerry Trebble Steven Moore Daniel Shil     Group  D: Nabeel Hamdi Kyle Hollis Nipho Mashinini Jody Van Aswegen   Group E: Jan Gehl Dean FalconerKa Hei ChowPaul TathamDevon Beetge Group F: […]

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Reflective Video Essays

  Below are the final reflective videos submitted by the students for the Alternative Practice module conducted through Architecture Sans Frontiere’s Challenging Practice course. Johan Le Roux   Wandile Mahlangu   Roelof De Jager   Christian Cook   Andrew Muwonge   Zack De Freitas   Sabine Waskow   Natache Ilonga   Kgao Mashego   Aishe […]

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Student Manifestos

“As soon as one says the word ‘alternative’ it begs the question: ‘alternative to what?’ In order to establish an alternative, it is first necessary to define the norm against which it is set, and with this three issues immediately arise. First, the interpretation of the norm will differ according to who is doing the […]

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Socio-Technical Spatial Design Tools #10

By Nyasha Chirinda

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Socio-Technical Spatial Tool #9

By Mfundo Magongo

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Socio-Technical Tools #8

By Kirsty Fick http://prezi.com/wn045rykabkz/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy

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Socio-Technical Spatial Design Tools #7

By Kashiya Mbinjama

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Socio-Technical Tools # 6

By Jaco Jonker

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Socio-Technical Tools #5

By Julian Almond

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Socio-Technical Tools #4

By Sibusiso Lwandle 

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Socio-Technical Practice – Tools # 3

By Lucille Jacobs

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Socio-Technical Practice – Tools # 2

By Sanjay Jeevan

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Socio-Technical Practice – Tools # 1

By Lance Ho Hip

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Student Provocations

INFORMALITY IS FASTER AND MORE EFFICIENT IN PROVIDING FOR THE URBAN POOR By Peirre Roux