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Architecture for Humanity re-launches as Open Architecture Collaborative

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by Julie M. Rodriguez last modified Mar 10, 2016

The nonprofit world was hit hard in January 2015, when Architecture for Humanity, a design firm dedicated to bringing professional design and construction services to regions in crisis, abruptly shuttered its doors and declared bankruptcy. (For more details on the closure, read our article on what went wrong here.) But today, the organization may be seeing signs of new life, in a slightly different form. Thirty of the international chapters once affiliated with the nonprofit have launched a new organization...




 

 

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The nonprofit world was hit hard in January 2015, when Architecture for Humanity, a design firm dedicated to bringing professional design and construction services to regions in crisis, abruptly shuttered its doors and declared bankruptcy. (For more details on the closure, read our article on what went wrong here.) But today, the organization may be seeing signs of new life, in a slightly different form. Thirty of the international chapters once affiliated with the nonprofit have launched a new organization of volunteer designers and architects called the Open Architecture Collaborative.


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