Architecture for Humanity announced their strategic partnership with the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The announcement comes in conjunction with today’s release of the Center for Green Schools 2013 State of our Schools Report, which calls for the...
As the holiday spirit fills our houses and cities, Architecture for Humanity's end of year campaign "What do you see?" is of special significance: Given the post-Superstorm Sandy devastation that is still affecting so many on the eastern sea board as we head into this winter season, Architecture...
As the tri-state area continues to recover from Hurricane Sandy's devastation, the cast of the "Jersey Shore" is teaming up with the nonprofit organization Architecture for Humanity for "Restore the Shore," a special benefit set to air live on Thursday, November 15. — mtv.com
Architecture for Humanity has just recently announced the winners of its latest Open Architecture Challenge, [UN]RESTRICTED ACCESS. The prestigious, bi-annual humanitarian design competition focused on re-imagining former military sites. — bustler.net
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
...Sandra Burga, the project’s client and coordinator, gave an introduction on the scope of the design project, discussed her background in Peru, t... and the project directives to be accomplished within the time period for the design charette and the duration of the project (projected to be completed around 2014, 2015)... 'provide sustainable, innovative, and transformational development to various areas in need, building structures, in which people live, work, learn, heal, and gather…' — UrbDeZine
We are Lamas Cultural Center design team and we invite you to participate in our next meeting, Thursday, 12th, July, 2012. We will be reviewing our design schemes for the new 6000 sf to 6500 sf Cultural Center in Lamas, Peru. We will showcase our sustainable design scheme with passive ventilation...
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...
Architecture for Humanity front man, and long-time Archinect contributor, Cameron Sinclair is proud to announce the launch of the second edition of his game-changing book, Design Like You Give A Damn - a "handbook for anyone committed to building a more sustainable future." Dear Friends, It...
It looks like Harrisburg dodged more severe weather last night. [...] We've seen an impressive response to yesterday's appeal for volunteer and fundraising support, and have launched the Midwest Tornadoes Recovery campaign on our website and Global Giving. We got emails and calls throughout the day - we've directly responded to most already and are positioning talent offered for our response. — architectureforhumanity.org
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and Architecture for Humanity announced a strategic partnership to coordinate advocacy, education, and training that helps architects make effective contributions to communities preparing for, responding to, and rebuilding after disaster. The partnership is focused on providing resources so more architects can utilize their skills in disaster response environments and better serve as leaders in their community. — aia.org
The 2011 Open Architecture Challenge: [UN] RESTRICTED ACCESS challenges architects and designers to partner with community groups across the world and develop innovative solutions to re-envision closed, abandoned, and decommissioned military sites. The six-month competition requires designers to work with the communities surrounding these former places of conflict to transform oftentimes hostile locations into civic spaces built for the public good. — theepochtimes.com
75 PETERS celebrates iconic British Architect (and co-founder of Archigram) SIR PETER COOK's 75th birthday.
75 established and emerging international artists have produced a portrait of Sir Peter to auction for charity Architecture for Humanity. — Adam & Eve
Over the next six months Architecture for Humanity plans to transform their current Open Architecture Network, an online network that empowers architects, designers, builders and their clients to share architectural plans and drawings, into a robust platform that provides dialogue and tools to support a shared vision of a more sustainable future across sectors. The combined strength of these communities, both created out of the TED Prize, will help spur innovation, learning, and best practices. — architectureforhumanity.org
Earlier this month, the Obama Administration under the USAID (United States Agency for International Development) launched the advisory committee on voluntary foriegn aid (ACVFA). On that list advisors was none other than Cameron Sinclair, a person who has revolutionized the way we think and speak about people and architectural spaces, and actually acts and implements these thoughts and words into reality. — triplepundit.com
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