Cameron Sinclair‘s mantra: Design like you give a damn. He’s the co-founder of Architecture for Humanity, a non-profit that seeks architectural solutions to humanitarian crises and brings design services to communities in need. This past year has been a busy one for Cameron, with the tsunami, Katrina and the earthquake in Pakistan. He’s become the go-to person around disaster-recovery issues, fielding thousands of emails a week from people seeking to help. He plans to think big with his TED Prize wish, and is open to ideas. But for the sake of his In-box, let’s have that conversation here …
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A great piece in BusinessWeek Online suggests that TED Prize winner Cameron Sinclair and his work with Architecture for Humanity could be the silver lining to this year of natural catastrophes…
Architecture for Humanity wants your ideas and designs for the classrooms of the future. Their 2009 Open Architecture Challenge invites students, teachers and architects to submit their designs for classrooms in the places that need them most. You don’t have to be a licensed architect, just submit the best possible plans and they’ll find you […]