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  • Mar 30, 2013
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  • Mar 29, 2013
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The San Francisco Chapter's 1 Burrows Pocket Park, after years of development, recently broke ground, and is well underway with lots of promise as a prototype for similar dead end streets in San Francisco's Portola neighborhood.

We met Ruth Wallace of the Portola Neighborhood Association on site March 27th, as she and a member of the Friends of the Urban Forest, figure out where to plant trees on the slope above the park's future bioswale. She introduces the project and what it will mean for the neighborhood in this 1 minute video.

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Mar 29, 2013
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Wednesday, March 27, noon: David Merkoski presents UX and Brand Design, and the virtues and challenges of storytelling.

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Mar 27, 2013
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More games are ON in South Africa as another Football for Hope Center, QwaQwa, is complete. Centre host loveLife moved into the building February 07, 2013, however now that the accompanying football pitch is fully installed, the organization can run their programs. LoveLife tackles gender inequity, the spread of HIV, and social exclusion, leveraging football as means of gathering and learning.

Design Fellow George Kinuthia, who worked with community partners, developed the design, and oversaw construction of the Centre, sent us his insight from the opening day:

On this beautiful summers day, the humble, mostly quiet settlement of Thibela was graced by yet another notable milestone event - the Football for Hope (FFH) Centre opening ceremony....

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