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Wednesday 04 July, 2012

2012 Disaster Response Grant Recipients

Architecture for Humanity Helping Haiti © NY Daily News


Tuesday 03 July, 2012

2012 Disaster Response Grant Recipients

Architecture for Humanity Helping Haiti © NY Daily News


Tuesday 20 March, 2012

AIA and Architecture for Humanity launches Disaster Plan Grant Program

Architecture for Humanity Helping Haiti © NY Daily News With the realization that disasters are an unavoidable reality, Architecture for Humanity and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) have launched ArchitectsRebuild.org in an effort to eliminate “that first awkward and uncoordinated period when people, eager to put their talents into response and recovery, can’t find [...]


Sunday 13 March, 2011

Architecture for Humanity Mobilizing Teams to Help with Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

Architecture for Humanity Helping Haiti © NY Daily News Already mobilizing teams in Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto, Architecture for Humanity has begun to initiate an immediate response to the Sendai earthquake and tsunami. Currently AFH is searching for individuals to join a coalition to update foreign nationals in Japan with the latest information regarding unfolding events [...]


Friday 15 January, 2010

Helping Haiti

© NY Daily News It has been reported that 3 million people (about a third of Haiti’s population) have been affected by the recent earthquake.  With that number expected to climb as the days progress, the number of casualties will be somewhere nearing 50,000.  Many countries are supplying immediate help as millions of dollars, and [...]


Thursday 01 January, 1970

jesika karina tirtanimala at asia now

'pincuk' plates and bowl shown at designboom's 'asia now' exhibition at dwell on design in los angeles, indonesian artist jesika karina tirtanimala shared with us her ceramics work. inspired by folded banana leaves, pincuk is a series of plates and bowls that mimic the simple form of the ancient tool. 'handbag' teapot consisting of a teapot, cup, saucer, [...]


Thursday 01 January, 1970

SANAA's netmaruni chairs at asia now

netmaruni chair, 2005 photo © yoneo kawabe 'netmaruni chairs' by japanese architecture duo SANAA (kazuyo sejima and ryue nishizawa), were presented in designboom's 'asia now' exhibition held at dwell on design in los angeles. produced initially in natural birch wood in a limited edition in 2005 by maruni wood industry inc., these elegant, tiny chairs were then released in a [...]


Thursday 01 January, 1970

satyendra pakhale at asia now

the work of indian designer satyendra pakhalé was in designboom's 'asia now' at dwell on design in los angeles. 'alaya' ceramic basket for bosa pakhalé designed 'alaya', a ceramic basket for italian company bosa. 'alaya' ceramic basket for bosa 'alaya' ceramic basket for bosa 'akasma' for RSVP 'akasma' a set of bent glass bowls, brays and centerpiece which can be [...]


Thursday 01 January, 1970

nupur goenka at asia now

'flexie' tote and laptop sleeve by nupur goenka of 'let's' indian dedsigner and entrepreneur nupur goenka of 'let's' makes upcycled tote bags and laptop sleeves from old advertising billboards found throughout india. the 'flexie' series is all handmade from 100% leftover billboards collected by goenka who employs 15 local artisans for the job. each canvas yields [...]