Frank Gehry, Michael Graves, Zaha Hadid, Robert A.M. Stern, Margaret McCurry, and Stanley Tigerman have designed rugs for Arzu Studio Hope’s new Masters collection. However, Arzu’s mission is about much more than making beautiful carpets—the Chicago-based not-for-profit organization is dedicated to improving the lives of Afghan women weavers and their families, based on a model of social entrepreneurship. — architecturaldigest.com
On August 6, the Tropical Storm Haikui brought two days of heavy rains that caused massive flooding and landslides throughout the capital city of Manila in the Philippines. Over 800,000 people were evacuated from their homes and 250,000 people have moved into emergency shelters. [...]
Architecture for Humanity is committed to helping communities in Manila rebuild and prevent future disasters. We need your help. — architectureforhumanity.org
Over 70 contributions from 50 of the world's top architects and designers are being auctioned. Proceeds will support Architecture for Humanity. Help us reach our fundraising goal of $150,000 by June 30. — architectureforhumanity.org
Here are just a few selected sketches and design contributions which will become available later today on eBay as part of Architecture for Humanity's I Love Architecture Charity Auction: ↑ Renzo Piano, La scuola a S. José di Costarica. 3/31/12, Pen, Pencil, Marker, & Post It on...
Presented with an Eames molded plastic chair, 30 San Antonio based designers and architects transformed the modern icon into a canvas for art. — hermanmiller.com
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