PROJECTS UP FOR AWARDS
The Long Way Home project in Guatemala is a finalist in the BBC World Challenge competition. Please vote for the project at this link. The winner of the Challenge will receive $20,000; two runners-up will each receive $10,000. This will do a lot of good for Long Way Home, so [...]
Well, new since a certain slacker last updated, anyway.
Nepal: Orphanage bunkbeds: In the next month to month and a half, we need designs for bunkbeds for a room that is 23′ by 15′ by 10′ high, for at least 13 (and up to 20) children and teenagers.
In August, we heard a presentation [...]
EVENTS, PAST AND FUTURE
We heard about two recent events, PechaKucha for Haiti, and a karaoke fundraiser for Haiti.
At PechaKucha for Haiti, we heard several interesting presentations, including one from a group at MIT that is helping people in squatter villages map their own communities using cameras attached to balloons. This helps the residents [...]
PechaKucha for Haiti, February 20, at MIT. See the event page to register and for more details. We will be presenting slides provided by Architecture for Humanity. Read more about this global event at the main PechaKucha for Haiti site.
Karaoke for Haiti at Charlie's Kitchen in Harvard Square. We are sponsoring a [...]