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  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Mar 17, 2009
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The Open Architecture Challenge: Classroom has received an amazing reception from designers, teachers, and students as they focus their creative expertise on designing the classroom of the future. The best part about this challenge is that ANYBODY can get involved. For those who are still contemplating taking part in the competition, take a look at the video for a glimpse into classrooms around the world.

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Mar 16, 2009
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Do you know of a project that uses sports to build communities and transform lives, but is in need of a ‘home court’?

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Mar 16, 2009
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The Alternative Masonry Unit (AMU) lab is a project focused on providing design, development, distribution channels and support services for widespread adaption of low cost, high performance, and environmentally su

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Mar 14, 2009
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The AFH headquarters remodel project got a shot in the arm this weekend when we received a shipment of furniture donated by Steelcase. A big thanks to Steelcase for their contribution to Architecture For Humanity and their ongoing commitment to sustainable development.

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Feb 26, 2009
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With more than 200 entries in the first month, the 2009 Open Architecture Challenge: Classroom is definitely on. We've been getting entrants from everywhere from Kentucky to Kabul. Last week students from partner Orient Global did their first design workshop with volunteers in Hyderabad, India.

At left: A studuent at an Orient Global school in Hyderabad, India measures his classroom as part of a workshop in conjunction with the Open Architecture Challenge.

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