Earthquakes Dont Kill; Buildings Do: REBUILD HAITI

by Architecture for Humanity
Jul 26, 2012

Haiti Progress, July 2012 : Sustainable livelihoods

Architecture for Humanity Haiti

The AFH team on the ground has again proved their dedication and motivation to help move the Haitian people toward a safer, more improved living condition and create sustainable livelihoods. Villa Rosa, in it 3rd phase, is moving smoothly. In partnership with Cordaid Haiti, construction has begun, the team is en charrette - see below.


Comings & Goings

Warm welcome new volunteers Yves Paul and Angie Tabrizi, our new Office Manager Marie Fransonnette Prussien, and embrace the return of the volunteer architect Katie Schalow.

Fond farwell to program manager, and all round rockstar Sandhya Naidu, who has been with Architecture for Humanity for nearly 4 years. Sandhya is pursuing another Masters, and we wish her luck. Similary, Frederique Siegel after little more than a year as a Design Fellow, is moving back home to finish her Masters. She will be missed.

Design Opportunities & Program Needs

Directeur, planification et conception - Construction Manager - Structural Engineer - Haiti Volunteer


Haiti Meet n Greet - Friday, July 27, 5:30 - 7:30
Sports and physical education provide the foundations necessary for the development and well-being of younger people in society and the educational system.  In disaster, soccer infrastructure becomes Haitian lifeline. Ernst (NONO) Jean Baptiste is invited to share with us the Misnirters of Sport's plan to provide education through sporsts.
Contact Rolande Augustin for more details.

Project Status Report

Haiti School Initiative
École Baptiste Bon Berger, Pele - Ph.1 CA 80%
École Elie Dubois - Ph.1 CA 80% - Ph.2 CD 80%
College Coeur Immacule de Marie (CIM) - SD 35%
École Argentine - SD 15%
Institut Foyer du Savoir
 - On Hold @ Ph.1 CA 24%
École Baptiste Bon Berger, Pele - 1% Ph.1 CA 20%
Academie Timoun (BAR Architects) - Ph.1 CA
CivicArt for Schools - Artwork under construction
CIM School - Schematic Design

Haiti Design Consultancy
Santo Community Development Plan - Ph.4 CD
Mme Joa Clinic - CA 90%
Haiti Partners Children's Academy (BAR Architects) - Ph.1 CA
Rural Mapping Initiative- CD 100%

CA Construction Administration; CD Construction Documents; DD Design Development; SD Schematic Design; PD Pre-Design - About the Phases


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Organization Information

Architecture for Humanity

Location: San Francisco, CA - USA
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Architecture for Humanity
Project Leader:
Cameron Sinclair
Co-Founder and Executive Director
San Francisco, CA United States

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