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  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Sep 10, 2010
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Phase 2 of Safe Trestles – an ideas competition that explores ways to create safe, low-impact access to Trestles – is complete. 5 teams were selected from Phase 1 to develop their designs over the summer while working with project stakeholders, local agencies, and the community towards low-impact solutions that serve all users from surfers to beach-goers, restore wetlands damaged by impromptu paths, preserve and augment vistas, and offer education about the history of the site and the coastal environment.

Check out the solutions. Join the discussion. And vote for the People’s Choice Award here.

A special thanks to Davis Langdon for donating their expertise by providing cost estimates for each solution.

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Sep 09, 2010
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Stacey (seated at right) is seriously green. I don't mean new (although she's that as well, to our Haiti team, having joined us last month in Port-au-Prince), but, you know, ECO. Sustainable.

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Sep 08, 2010
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An alliance of green designers, architects, affordable housing specialists and sustainability advocates is teaming up with Native American communities in the southwest to develop green housing best practices for homes on tribal lands.

An initiative of Enterprise, the Sustainable Native Communities Collaborative is a multi-year effort aimed at creating culturally appropriate green building standards that will support tribal leaders with self determination goals related to natural resource management, energy conservation and healthy homes.

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Sep 08, 2010
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On September 4th and 5th the Karachi chapter of Architecture for Humanity continued post-flood assessments in partnership with the Karachi Relief Fund.

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