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  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Dec 01, 2010
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In October, Global Nomads Group follows Rebuilding Center volunteer Heidi Arnold on a visit to some innovative transitional shelters being developed by Dublin-based Haven Partnership.

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Nov 30, 2010
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It doesn't seem to matter how big a house is, or how many people are in it–restlessness can strike, making a well-intentioned 4-day lockdown a bit more...colorful than you'd expect.

Anticipating street demonstrations and protests over the weekend of the presidential election, our ground team of staff and volunteers decided to close the office last Friday and Monday and keep everyone at our house-in-the-hills, the Gro Kay Disko ("Disco Mansion"): a rather large concrete castillo that nevertheless keeps our crew humble and happy.

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Nov 22, 2010
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I had a little chat with Stacey tonight, who'd just gotten back from the Greenbuild Conference in Chicago. Although she wasn't at the office last week, she was somewhat dumbfoundingly able to give a terrific update the team's developments toward the Students Rebuild schools...

Wrapping up CDs

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Nov 22, 2010
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It's been nearly a year since the earthquake that struck Haiti and many people are wondering: What's going on? A cholera outbreak and hurricane near misses haven't eased tensions. This week's outbreaks of violence are symptom of the struggle for survival. For all the aid money that has been donated, some complain it's hard to point to tangible progress.

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