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Between March 21 and April 25, design fellow Akinobu (Aki) Yoshikawa led a series of five housing seminars at our MakiBiz office in Ishinomaki.

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • May 15, 2013
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Following their placement in the 2011 Open Architecture Challenge for their entry Ecological Processing Zone, the Oakland, California, based engineering group Urban Biofilter launched the next step in their ecological initiative: Adapt Oakland.

Springing from the presentation pieces built for the Challenge, Urban Biofilter recently received substantial grant support from the State of California to continue their project, already three years in development. Based in West Oakland themselves, Urban Biofilter has been working with the community, the neighboring port and the City of Oakland to develop pragmatic interventions to counter the detrimental impacts of living beside the Port. We covered their project presentation last fall and are excited to see their efforts moving forward.

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • May 15, 2013
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Are you "in?"

At Dwell on Design this year (June 22-23, Los Angeles), we're hosting a free consultation booth where professional architects will be answering any and all design questions.

Your headaches, dreams, questions, and even your blueprints are welcome to a free dose of architectural advice from Dwell on Design and Architecture for Humanity. Sessions are free and available on a first-come basis, booked online, and last 25 minutes each.

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • May 15, 2013
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A few days ago we released our 2013 Design Awards. Within two days over 3000 people viewed the presentation and hot on the heels of the smorgasbord of great architecture is our 2011-2012 Annual Report.

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