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  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • May 25, 2012
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Sandhya Janardhan heads the "back end" of Architecture for Humanity's Haiti program, working out of Headquarters in San Francisco - typically. Her latest visit to Port-au-Prince lasted two months. Recently returned, Sandhya shared what the conversation's been this year for the Rebuilding Center, and how the Center, like many other NGOs operating in Haiti, is undergoing transition.

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • May 25, 2012
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May 2012: Ecole Elie Dubois cafeteria workers plaster & set trusses

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • May 24, 2012
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Two months ago, on their trip to Lubumbashi, the Architecture for Humanity team was given an outstanding welcoming by the young girls of the Georges Malaika Foundation's school for girls.

Design fellow Oliver Kienzi was there on an initial visit to start working on the center #18 of the Football for Hope campaign. The Kalebuka FFH Centre is part of the development of the Georges Malaika Foundation's facilities in the Kalebuka community, outside of Lubumbashi, second largest city of the Democratic Republic of Congo, located in the Southeaster part of the country.

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • May 23, 2012
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Ken Smith and Stacey McMahan are familiar names by now in Architectureforhumanityland. Ken, a Design Fellow and Landscape Architect, has worked on a slew of different collaborative endeavors from Headquarters. Stacey is a LEED-AP architect and principal/green studio director at Koch Hazard Architects (Sioux Falls), and recently finished a year-long tour of duty with the Haiti Rebuilding Center directing sustainable design in Port-au-Prince. This week, these two social design superstars are meeting in Accra to participate in a design charrette for child-focused urban spaces for Ghana.

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • May 22, 2012
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Students Rebuild, a program of Architecture for Humanity and an initiative of the Bezos Family Foundation, mobilizes young people to take action, connect, and learn more about critical global issues. During this Design Open Mic session, Zac Taylor describes the approach of Students Rebuild and shares creative actions by young people around the world. Zac also shares his perspective on creativity as the talent, intelligence and leadership potential of young people.

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