• 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.

  • New Orleans – The Water Line

    New Orleans – The Water Line

    In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, the citizens of New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward weren’t about to watch their community disappear, even as government officials at all levels turned a blind eye to their plight. This story profiles community leaders fighting to rebuild the neighborhood sustainably and the outsiders – including renowned architect Bob Berkebile,

  • Love in Black and White

    Love in Black and White

    Ever since the Lakers won the NBA championships, Kobe Bryant’s picture has been circulating on the web. But this particular photo has nothing to do with the Lakers’ victory, basketball, rap music or any other aspect of Bryant’s public persona. What’s landing in e-mail inboxes worldwide is a picture of the basketball sensation’s beautiful companion

  • Nature’s Greatest Defender

    Nature’s Greatest Defender

    One of the leading wildlife biologists of the 20th century, the American zoologist George Schaller has fought to save the world’s endangered creatures for over 50 years. Author of the seminal book, “The Mountain Gorilla: Ecology and Behavior,” which illuminated the life of gorillas in the wild and served as a basis for the work

  • National Parks: This is America

    National Parks: This is America

    Through the prism of our nation’s diverse population, this film tells the story of the national park idea and how it evolved over the course of 150 years. It weaves together stories of extraordinary people from a wide variety of backgrounds who devoted their lives to preserving and protecting these special places for everyone, for

  • 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