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  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Jun 07, 2013
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The students of Santa Elena de Piedritas get to know the design for their future school, at a scale of 1-50!

While construction is on the verge of breaking ground, children from this school in the rural town of Talara, Peru, have been busy for the past five weeks making a scale architectural model of the project. The design was developed by Peruvian architects Taller Cotidano based on extensive community consultation, and at this stage the students are rendering the designs to get familiar with the project, feel comfortable with it and make the most of the new facilities.

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Jun 06, 2013
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Dwell on Design 2013

We're back this year in LA for what's sure to be the best Dwell on Design yet. Below, find out how - and where - we're "In" this year, what's on our minds, and how you can volunteer your expertise for Free Passes!

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Jun 06, 2013
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Wednesday, April 24, noon: Hiroto Kobayashi talks about Kobayashi Maki Design Studio, and some of their recent work in Japan and Myanmar.

Kobayashi Maki Design Workshop is a design firm based in Tokyo whose work ranges from furniture and interiors to large-scale urban interventions, and takes designers Hiroto Kobayashi and Naomi Maki all over the world: China, Indonesia, Palau, and Peru, to name a few.

Kobayashi spoke recently at one of HQs’ Wednesday Design Open Mics, tying in some of his work (including the Maeami-hama Community House) with the general concept of recyclable, resilient, and responsive redesign of space.

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