It's been a fun few weeks for us at Architecture for Humanity. We have had the privilege of receiving two Honorable Mentions from Public Interest Design Global, in recognition of the Manica Football for Hope Center in Mozambique and the Kitakami "We are One" Market and Youth Center. The San Francisco Chapter Burrows St Pocket Park received a local Neighborhood Empowerment Network award for Best Green Community Project, and our home on Minna St. received a LEED Gold certification...
Just two days after Hurricane Sandy blew through the northeast, Alex Wexler witnessed massive destruction on his way to his home in Ortley Beach. His creative juices were ignited by the shock of what he saw and Alex immediately began snapping images from Seaside Heights up to the pier.
On November 9th, roughly 20 architecture related professionals, students, and those interested in disaster reconstruction efforts, attended the Annual AIA Japan Event held at Daikanyama Hillside Terrace Annex A, designed by architect Fumihiko Maki.
December has already arrived as we swiftly move through the year. Vibrant colors are filling the landscape of Japan, with leaves changing colors as they prepare for the cold months of winter. もう今年もも最後の月に入りました。紅葉も日本各地でピークを迎え、冬ももうすぐという感じです。