The zigzagging roof of this orphanage in Haiti is independent of its walls, allowing breezes to permeate the building and offer relief from the hot climate, as well as providing earthquake resistance (+ slideshow). 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.
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