Thursday
Feb 26
2015

Long-termism: A New Permanent Cholera Treatment Center for Port-au-Prince

The current foreign aid and development approach to architecture and construction has been plagued by what we may call ‘short-termism’ – a common mantra of build cheap, build quick, and repeat.

Sunday
Feb 22
2015

Notes from the Field: Haiti

In this interconnected age, we can see and experience new parts of the world with a simple click of a button. We can watch a video or read a story about someone halfway around the globe, and gain insights into his or her life.

Built Back Better: Banda Aceh 10 Years Later

Jul 19, 2014
When the Indian Ocean tsunami struck on December 26, 2004, it took the lives of 230,000 people – making it one of deadliest natural disasters in recorded history. President Clinton joined President George H.W. Bush to help with recovery efforts, and then at the request of U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan, continued to support recovery efforts with U.N. Special Envoy for Tsunami Recovery.