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  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Aug 27, 2010
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Today marks the six month anniversary since the 8.8 earthquake which struck Chile. We are humbled by the ability to be a small part of the recovery effort. Thanks to our partnership with Nike we are funding the building of an community sports, education and technology center in Talca.

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Aug 26, 2010
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David Thrasher isn't a man of many words–unless you mention LeBron. When David's not volunteering in Haiti he's in a Masters of Architecture program at Ohio State University.

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Aug 25, 2010
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The team celebrated the topping out of the Mahiga Rainwater Court with a ceremony last week. The project, funded by Nike GameChangers, is one element of the community campus built in Mahiga over the last year by the Nobelity Project. Design Fellow Greg Elsner and the entire construction team signed the top chord of the final truss and secured a Kenyan Flag before lifting the truss into place by way of the 9 meter wooden hoist.

In the final weeks of project, the team works to complete the roof structure, coordinate the construction of the two water storage tanks, installation of UV-filter system, and completion of the landscaping before the opening on October 1.

Rumor has it the Kenyan National Women's Basketball team may be on hand to sink the first hoop - that is if they can make it past Greg's defense. Let's just say - he knows the court well.

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Aug 24, 2010
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When your friends get back from an island that no one seems ever to have been yet somehow supports 90,000 people–inhabitants who've been wholly neglected by mainland Haiti even before the earthquake, you don't expect the consensus report to be "there are a lot of donkeys." I don't know whether th

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