Alex Apsan Frediani
Alex Apsan Frediani is Senior Lecturer at The Bartlett Development Planning Unit, University College London. He co-directs the MSc in Social Development Practice and he is DPU’s Director of Communications. His research interests include the application of Amartya Sen’s Capability Approach in development practice; participatory planning and design; as well as housing and informal settlement upgrading. Alexandre has collaborated with academics and grassroots collectives in Brazil, Ecuador, Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Kenya and South Africa. He is a founding and board member of the Sierra Leone Urban Research Centre, he is in the board of Habitat International Coalition, and an Associate of Architecture Sans Frontières–UK.