10th Year Anniversary: Letter From Chuck Lauster

10th Year Anniversary: Letter From Chuck Lauster

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • May 27, 2009
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"In 1999 the fighting in Kosovo was at a peak and tens of thousands of refugees were fleeing. Their prospects looked grim. Cameron Sinclair was then an architect in our office and he asked a simple question, “What can architects do to ease this misery?” Then he answered it, “Not much really, but they can design." So began an architectural call for ideas from around the world on how to build temporary refugee housing. It was also the beginning of Architecture For Humanity."

- Charles Lauster, President Charles Lauster Architect, P.C.
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