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  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Feb 19, 2013
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Murals, by nature, are community oriented projects and statements. They bring people in the local neighborhood together, while often telling a story. Their large scale allows for many layers of intricacy, artistic statements, political messages, historical figures, and playful images. Murals can be purely artistic expressions, community messages, or a combination of both. Three chapter projects have been selected, all involving the use of murals to build cohesion and allowing the community to take hold of the design process.

The [ART]box by the Washington D.C. Chapter, the SOMA Mural Project by the San Francisco Chapter, the We are El Futuro project by the Los Angeles Chapter.

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Feb 19, 2013
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We all know today's youngest generation gets a lot of heat for being brought up in such a tech focused world. Constantly, we hear that they are lazy, unmotivated and, unlike generations before, refuse to do anything other than sit in front of a screen.

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Feb 19, 2013
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Since March 11, 2011, contributions to the Japan Reconstruction Program have assisted in the improvement of hundreds of lives throughout the Tohoku region of Japan. MakiBiz, Architecture for Humanity’s regional support center, has assisted over 30 small business owners get back on their feet and many more people continue to need our help.

Update by Sven Kalim from CIM School updates.

On Thursday, February 14th, Yves Francois (YCF Group), Abe Lynn (Degenkolb), and Kate Evarts (AFH) organized a brief talk and walkthrough with the students of CIM about the new building that's currently under construction.

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