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Press Release courtesy of Homeless World Cup

24 September 2010, The Rio 2010 Homeless World Cup, the world-class international football tournament beating homelessness, and Nike have today announced they will leave a significant football community legacy center to inspire Brazil to tackle poverty and help young people at serious social risk to fight against social stigma and exclusion.

The new community and education centre, which will open in November, will ensure the benefits of football are available to people in Santa Cruz, a district on the outskirts of Rio.

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Sep 23, 2010
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Architects are designing in the communities they live in around the world. Though they bring technical expertise to the work, they often lack community development skills that are important to effecting change on the ground. Now is the time to begin training architects to become community developers and leaders. At Design Like You Give a Damn: LIVE! we will share the tools and knowledge needed to bring architects to the decision-making table.

Be a catalyst for sustainable community development. Join us to share your knowledge and participate in a showcase of innovative design and one-on-one workshops.

DESIGN LIKE YOU GIVE A DAMN: LIVE!
When: October 15 4:30-7pm, October 16 12-8pm
Where: Center for Architecture, 536 Laguardia Place, New York City

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Sep 23, 2010
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Via Mahboob Khan, Architecture for Humanity Karachi

"We are fast gearing up for the reconstruction work. On the ground the following is underway:

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Sep 22, 2010
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During the restless Haitian Summer evenings, our volunteers in Port-au-Prince ran a small in-house charrette–for the admittedly selfish reason of having something to take home with them as a token of our eternal gratitude.

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