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  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Apr 26, 2012
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Site plan for new project, College Coeur Immacule de Mairie (CIM)

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Apr 26, 2012
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Collège Coeur Immacule de Marie (CIM) in downtown Port-au-Prince is the latest school to come under the focus of the Haiti Rebuilding Center.

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Apr 25, 2012
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May 1 is right around the corner, and the deadline for registration for [UN]RESTRICTED ACCESS is coming along with it. Last week Autodesk announced an incredible contribution of Revit AutoCAD 2012 and SketchBook for competition finalists - software totalling more than $12,000.

Also, all finalist designs will be displayed at the Palazzo Bembo for the Venice Biennale, kicking off this August, and sent on an exhibition world tour.

Specific prizes break down as follows:

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Apr 24, 2012
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The FastCompany Co.EXIST blog reminded us recently of Bill Gates' Toilet Challenge: $42 Million in funding for the invention of a new toilet. Their point is that toilets need to be re-thought to overcome a heavy reliance on water and dismissal of human waste as an agricultural and economic resource.

In Haiti, this conversation has reached a point of critical importance. As the country rebuilds, it will face the uphill challenge of prioritizing waste management and introducing inventive, effective and sustainable means of handling waste.

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Apr 20, 2012
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Architecture for Humanity, April 2012: Oguaa FFH Cenre opens

It's hard to believe we're thirteen years old this month. Harder still to believe we don't count our age in truckloads of coffee consumed. So, depending on how you count, we're either just entering the awkward teenage years, or are a centenarian. It usually feels like both. There's plenty seeing us into adolescence.

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