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  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Jul 10, 2012
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On July 2nd, RFQ (Request for Qualification) for the market and youth center was posted on the board of Kitakami municipal office. Bid documents will be handed to the qualified bidders from July 10th and bidding will be closed July 20th.

The model that was exhibited at the SAU exhibition last week was presented to the town officials. The officials seemed excited about the project and have received positive reactions from others in the room as well.

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Jul 09, 2012
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The wisdom and the experience of the [UN]RESTRICTED ACCESS jury members have spoken. After a hard week of voting, during which time jurors had to make tough decisions between the 200 uploaded entries, the semifinalists have finally been determined. Below are the 24 entries that are still in the competition for the 5 winning places. Up to an additional 5 finalists may be displayed at the Venice Biennale this Fall.

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Jul 03, 2012
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We just wanted to take a moment to send a huge thank you to all of you who helped support, participated in and bid on our "I Love Architecture" Charity Auction. We'd like to especially thank all of the amazing architects who donated works to the auction. You are why we love architecture!

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Jul 01, 2012
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All stairs are now completed at Akahama temporary housing complex! We still need to put some finishing touch such as a solar-powered lighting on each landing, and add some landscaping around. Finally the residents can safely navigate through the complex, and perhaps have some impromptu social gatherings happening at covered landings. The final photos will be posted here soon!

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Jun 28, 2012
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With all these sketches on the verge of being purchased, we couldn't resist throwing a view party with our compadres at BAR Architects. Kris Jong, Architecture for Humanity project accountant and more-than-modest photography hobbyist, was on hand to capture the event.

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