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  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Apr 11, 2012
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The earthquake this morning off the coast of Sumatra has caused little damage - a very fortunate turn of events, as Imrul from the Dhaka Chapter notes below.

FROM USGS ENS

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

Region: OFF W COAST OF NORTHERN SUMATRA
Geographic coordinates: 2.348N, 93.072E
Magnitude: 8.7 Mw
Depth: 33 km
Universal Time (UTC): 11 Apr 2012 08:38:38

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Apr 11, 2012
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The Architecture Biennale in Venice recently granted the design competition [UN]RESTRICTED ACCESS exhibition space for its awarded finalists.

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Apr 10, 2012
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Construction season is on again for Gamechangers. Micro-grant recipients are nearing completion of two small sports facilities in rural India and China. In Jharkhand, India, Yuwa is using football to promote health, education and improved livelihoods among the hardest to reach, most at-risk group in the community – girls.

In China, villagers from Gan Hai Zi are working with Habitat for Humanity to construct an outdoor sport and community center – a new hub to socialize, entertain, recreate and build up those endorphins we all know and love.

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Apr 09, 2012
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Last weekend, students and community members from across New Orleans descended on Congo Square to lay 51,230 handmade bones on the city's famed Congo Square as a visual petition against ongoing humanitarian crises in Somalia and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

In partnership with Students Rebuild, Architecture for Humanity is excited to bring this story - and a call to action - to our network of design professionals!

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Apr 07, 2012
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We've got quite a collection of sketches developing here in San Francisco for the #iLoveArchitecture campaign. Every couple of days we get the pleasure of unwrapping a new arrival from some of the most talented design offices in the world.

Now, we're pretty good at recognizing a signature designer's ARCHITECTURAL style, but we began to wonder whether you could distinguish an architect by THEIR SKETCH ALONE. Crop just a piece of it, and then Instagram that crop, and you've got a formidable challenge.

See if you can tell who belongs to which sketch below.

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