• Design Opportunities

    We are eager to provide opportunities to participate in our work, however, from time to time, we have a particular role to fill. Please see below for a listing of specific opportunities to volunteer, provide pro bono design services, as well as a listing of current design fellowships. Volunteer: Architecture for Humanity HQ We are

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  • Nine Myths And One Rule

    The nine myths and one rule about Architecture for Humanity 1. We are just individual designers While we do have a large number of individuals looking to donate their services, we work with small, medium and large firms from around the world. To date over 100 firms have taken part in our projects and over

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  • Benefits of Community Design

    We approach design from the ground up. Design is the expression of a community’s vision for change. The design process encourages community groups to set goals and work together to achieve them. By celebrating small victories along the way, community members are empowered to become stakeholders and to pursue larger long-term goals. Benefits of Community

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  • Our Services

    Architecture for Humanity provides professional design services to community groups, non-governmental organizations, funding agents, social entrepreneurs and other not-for-profit organizations. Using design as a tool, we empower our partners to build a more sustainable future. Focus Areas Disaster Mitigation and Reconstruction See examples Poverty alleviation See examples Design innovation for at-risk populations See examples Addressing

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  • Share Your Knowledge

    Open Architecture Network In 2007 Architecture for Humanity launched the Open Architecture Network, a collaborative online resource and project management tool for those dedicated to improving the built environment. But it’s not just for professional architects–community leaders, nonprofits, technology partners, educators, materials specialists, healthcare workers, and others collaborate and share their expertise on the network.

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  • Project Guidelines

    Project Proposals Many designers have contacted us about seeking support for projects. If you are considering helping to rebuild in a disaster affected-area and are interested in seeking funding for design services through Architecture for Humanity, here are a few things to keep in mind: Projects must demonstrate a strong partnership with local community groups

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