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  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Aug 07, 2012
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Compressed Earth Blocks training in Manica.

Design Fellows by day, masons by night, Alina Jeronimo and Paulo Fernandes, are hosting a “how to make earth bricks” workshop in Mozambique. Providing skills training, the bricks produced will support the Manica Football for Hope Center.

Paulo and Alina give us their insight and reasons for the training:

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Aug 03, 2012
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アーキテクチャー・フォー・ヒューマニティのジャパンチームは東京を拠点におくKMDWオフィスと連携して、画期的な工法を使って、宮城県石巻市前網浜に新しい集会場を建てる計画を練っています。主宰の一人である小林博人氏は慶応大学の先生でもあり、彼は学生とともに宮城県南三陸町歌津地区に被災ベニヤを使って集会場を建てました。 このプロジェクトは賞も受賞しました。

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Aug 01, 2012
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Winners have been announced for the Open Architecture Challenge: [UN]RESTRICTED ACCESS hosted by Architecture for Humanity. The Founders' Award goes to Paicho Huts, a Ugandan proposal to transform a former IDP camp to benefit rural countrymen. The Winner of the challenge, OCO - Ocean & Coastline Observatory, is a Portuguese proposal to reassign the Trafaria defense batteries outside Lisbon.

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Jul 31, 2012
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Manica, Mozambique. 27 July 2012.
Alina and Paulo, AFH Design Fellows on the Manica Football for Hope centre have gone further in their brick making training in Manica... they just finished building an earth oven with the local community.

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Jul 30, 2012
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If there’s a “typical” design fellow, Preeti Sodhi may be the farthest from it.

While many of our fellows are out working in rural communities in strange sounding places across the world, Preeti wakes up each morning in New York City and often heads down to the (very) Lower East Side. She’s been managing the design and construction of the rebuilt Coleman Oval (or Lower East Side) Skate Park under the Manhattan Bridge. Her tools, as a city planner, are the means to communicate and tenacity to see through designs as they move from the design studio into the public realm.

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