Architecture for Humanity Profiled

To architect Cameron Sinclair, the bigger the problem, the more ways there must be to solve it. His goal is to find low-cost solutions that inspire.

"He and his wife, journalist Kate Stohr, founded Architecture for Humanity (AFH), with the lofty aim of applying innovative design concepts to help those suffering around the world.

...With just three full-time staff, AFH relies on some 2,500 designers and other volunteers in 60 or so chapters worldwide... Its projects include helping Gulf Coast residents rebuild after hurricane Katrina and designing earthquake-proof housing for Pakistan as well as shelters in tsunami-wracked Asia. Sinclair and AFH have won a passel of awards, including the respected INDEX Design Award in Denmark last year."

Full Story: His design is to meet human needs

Comments

Prepare for the AICP* Exam

Join the thousands of students who have utilized the Planetizen AICP* Exam Preparation Class to prepare for the American Planning Association's AICP* exam.
Starting at $245
AICP CTP Storefont Display

The first online AICP* CTP exam prep class

Are you ready to take the AICP* Certified Transportation Planner exam?
Priced at $245 for May exam!
Woman wearing city map tote bag

City Shoulder Totes - New Cities Added!

Durable CityFabric© shoulder tote bags available from 9 different cities.
$22.00
City Plate table setting

New Arrival! City Plates

City downtown cores printed on gorgeous decorative collectible porcelain plates.
$50.00