1. 2010 IIDA Pioneers in Design Award

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    Architecture for Humanity was awarded the 2010 IIDA Pioneers in Design Award. Projects review include post Tsunami reconstruction, Post Katrina Housing, Football for Hope, Nike Game Changers and Post Earthquake rebuilding in Haiti.

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    • Highlights from Design Like You Give a Damn: LIVE! 2012

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      This 3-minite video provides some of the highlights from Architecture for Humanity's annual humanitarian design conference, Design Like You Give a Damn: LIVE! 2012. Held at the Autodesk Gallery in San Francisco on Nov. 12-13, the event was a hive of ideas-sharing and lessons learned on how to improve the world through the power of design.

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      • AD Interviews: Cameron Sinclair, Part I

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        Cameron Sinclair Founder, Eternal Optimist Architecture for Humanity

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        • Threadless Causes - Architecture for Humanity

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          Threadless Causes uses community-based design for the power of good, giving artists more opportunities to design cool things for meaningful organizations. It's been almost exactly a month since the earthquake devastated Christchurch, New Zealand, and we're glad to have chosen the design for this challenge. It's not only an awesome design, but its also made by a New Zealander! We're donating 25% from the sale of this tee to Architecture for Humanity's efforts to rebuild the city of Christchurch. Watch as our own Joe Van Wetering (Chicago) chats it up with David Creighton-Pester (New Zealand) via Skype. For more info head to: http://causes.threadless.com/nzearthquake/ http://www.wanderingbert.com/

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          • Patrice Pike performs "Kiss Me Baby"

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            Patrice Pike and her band performing "Kiss Me Baby" at the Black Bart Playhouse in Murphys, California. The thing I remember most about this show is that Patrice was sick. She was fighting a frog in her throat all night long. This is the last song of a two hour show, and her voice finally gave out (in a cool way) on literally the last word of the last song of the night. Girl gives everything she has..... Visit www.brushwoodlounge.com.

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            • AD Interviews: Cameron Sinclair, Part II

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              Cameron Sinclair Founder, Eternal Optimist Architecture for Humanity

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              • SEEDocs: Maria Auxiliadora School

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                Team: Architecture for Humanity, Happy Hearts Fund, ING-INTEGRA Peru, Maria Auxiliadora School, Los Calderones Community, Tate Municipality Location: Ica, Peru Issues Addressed: Education, Poverty, Unemployment, Community Empowerment, Local Identity, Social Inclusion, Responsible Rebuilding after Natural Disasters, Seismic Construction, Recycling, Energy Efficiency, Local Sourcing of Materials, Design Education, Sustainable and Passive Systems Design Description: This project addresses the inferior quality of school infrastructure that existed before and especially after an earthquake hit the Los Calderones community in 2007. The team used unique strategies to engage, excite and educate a broad spectrum of community members from children to teachers throughout the design process.

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                • ReSpace Design Competition

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                  This video describes the ReSpace Design Competition, a contest that raises awareness of designing with salvaged and reused materials amongst architects and designers from around the world. Entrants competed for prizes and the chance to see a small, transportable structure of their own design be built by Habitat for Humanity of Wake County volunteers during a 48-Hour Build. The video depicts the conception, process and mission of the ReSpace Design Competition. www.ReSpace.org www.WakeReStore.org

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                  • Cameron Sinclair on transforming communities

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                    Founder and CEO of Architecture for Humanity, Cameron Sinclair says that architecture is about more than just buildings. Architecture also has the ability to transform communities and build resilience within them because, said Sinclair at the What Design Can Do conference in Amsterdam, architecture is where life happens. He also talks about the need to embed architects in a community, collaboration and creating jobs and other opportunities. View more inspiring videos like this one at http://www.designindaba.com/video Designindaba.com hosts hundreds of videos of speaker presentations and interviews and world design news. Updated daily, its content features the most cutting-edge design thinking and the work and ideas of the world's industry leaders in all the creative fields. Design Indaba is a multi-tiered platform committed to a better world through creativity. Established in 1995 with its flagship conference, it has evolved into a multidisciplinary experience that now consists of the globally acclaimed annual Design Indaba Conference, Simulcast, Expo and FilmFest, as well as a host of parties, performances, training workshops, design projects, community initiatives and publications. www.designindaba.com

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                    • Fragile

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                      http://www.habitat.org/lac/ "FRAGILE" is an animation about the recent earthquake in Chile and the fragility of life. Even though we can’t control nature, we can design buildings and cities that are safer. For this reason, I chose "HABITAT FOR HUMANITY" for people who would like to donate for Shelter solutions and "ARCHITECTURE FOR HUMANITY", for the Chile Earthquake Reconstruction Fund. You can donate directly to Habitat for Humanity for Shelter solutions for low-income families. habitat.org/cd/giving/donate.aspx?link=252&source_code=DHQMA0000E1108 You can also donate directly to Architecture For Humanity for the Chile Earthquake Reconstruction Fund architectureforhumanity.org/donate/form?program=chile Directed and Animated by Andrea Lira. Music by Nutria NN http://andrealira.com/fragile

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