Who is architecture for humanity and what do they do?
Architecture for Humanity is a nonprofit design services firm founded in 1999. We are building a more sustainable future through the power of professional design.
When did architecture for Humanity close its head office?
As reported by SFGate, on January 1st Architecture for Humanity laid off all staff and closed its Head Office in San Francisco.
When did architecture for humanity win an award?
In 2005 Architecture for Humanity received the Index Award – Design to Improve Life (community category), in 2006 it was awarded the Rave Award for Architecture by Wired Magazine and the Innovation of the Year as part of the Observer Newspapers’ Ethical Awards, and in 2007 it won the Center for Architecture Foundation Award.
Which is the best website for humanitarian architecture?
Humanitarian Architecture Resources & Architects 1 Architects Sans Frontiers (ASF) 2 Impact Design Hub 3 Inhabitat 4 Shelter Global 5 Alejandro Aravena from Elemental 6 MASS Design 7 ARCHIVE Global 8 Julia King 9 Kirtee Shah 10 Bustler
Who was the last executive director of Architecture for Humanity?
“Ultimately the story of AFH is of an organization that grew too fast,” said Eric Cesal, its last executive director, who started as a volunteer in 2006 and became the manager of its Haiti program in 2010. “Our programs and ambitions for doing good grew faster than our fundraising.”
When did architecture for Humanity close its doors?
Founded in 1999, it laid off its staff and closed down at the beginning of January 2015. Since then, the 59 US-based architecture for humanity chapters (which were already operating more or less in a self-sufficient manner even before Architecture for Humanity closed down) formed the Open Architecture Collaborative and vowed to continue.