Dezeen Wire: the winners have been announced for this year's Open Architecture Challenge, hosted by non-profit organisation Architecture for Humanity, with the top award going to a Ugandan proposal to build community hubs in a former refugee camp. More »
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Dezeen Wire: to celebrate the launch of their second book, entitled Design Like You Give a Damn 2, non-profit organisation Architecture for Humanity are calling for ideas to improve London, to be sent on a postcard for exhibition at the book launch from 3 to 9 May at 54 Rivington Street London EC2 A3QN. More »
Dezeenwire: nonprofit design services firm architecture for humanity has launched an appeal to raise money for long-term reconstruction in earthquake-hit Haiti. For updates visit the architecture for humanity website or for updates on Twitter follow @archforhumanity or architecture for humanity CEO Cameron Sinclair @casinclair.
Design Indaba update: international architects and designers including Thomas Heatherwick, Will Alsop, Shigeru Ban and David Adjaye are to design low-cost housing for families living in the shack districts (above) surrounding Cape Town, South Africa. More »