Thanks for attending our chapter monthly meeting yesterday (10/09/2014) and congratulations to our new department heads !!!.
We shall be expected to follow up on our respective tasks and report back on the ‘whatsApp chapter forum’
Our next chapter meeting is scheduled for 3pm Friday, October 10th at 'the cofee shop' gwarimpa. We shall be looking forward to sharing updates on partnership arrangements with development partners and the proposed 'chapter soft projects'. Looking forward to another exciting meeting.
Hey Design Advocates!
Come join us for an evening with Journeyman International, an exciting group with an innovative model of public interest design they'd like to share. Sponsored by PUBLIC Journal and WJE Associates, the event will introduce the work JI is doing with architecture students in developing countries. There will be food, drinks and plenty of conversation on how students, professors and professionals in the area can get involved.
Check out their website for more info:
The Bermondsey Project, a collaboration between Crisis Skylight, Bow Arts, London Sculpture Workshop and London Community Furniture, is closing due to redevelopment of the site. It's been a dynamic hub and catalyst in revitalising the cultural life of the local community. In September 2014 Crisis Skylight Bermondsey and the gallery will be closing and in March 2015 the remaining building users and partners, Bow Arts, Crisis warehouse, London Sculpture Workshop and London Community Furniture will also be moving on.
We have information on an amazing new competition that has just begun! LifeCorps Food Share Hub needs you! More so, they need your ideas. They are expanding and thus need ideas for a "stand alone" building that will house LifeCorps programs, farmers' markets, classrooms, rooftop community gardens and/or greenhouses, a community food bank, and employment training space.
Not only is this a great competition, but there are cash prizes as well:
AfH Baltimore is proud to co-sponsor an event with the AIA Baltimore Resiliency Committee! See details below:
The city of Baltimore will be hosting a SAP "Train-the-Trainer" course, presented my Michael Lingerfelt, FAIA on Saturday, October 25, 2014. We are looking for a leaders from the Mid-Atlantic region to join us in Baltimore for this event where we can train local professionals to give Safety Assessment trainings in the future.
AFHNY is looking for volunteers to help the IPA this Thursday Aug 28th from 5:30pm - 10:30pm. The party is hosted by Innovators in Real Estate and benefiting the IPA. The Chelsea event venue has sweeping views of downtown Manhattan!
We are looking for six volunteers to help with set-up, check-in, bar-tending, and clean-up.
Innovators in Real Estate Summer Party
Thursday, August 28
(5:00 set-up; clean-up 'til 10:30)
Help AFHny grow our influence as an organization through an opportunity with Net Impact NY!
Net Impact NY is accepting applications for it's Service Corps program through August 27th and AFHny may be selected as a client nonprofit for this round!
Hello DC Design Advocates!
Sorry for the short notice, but there's a big event tomorrow night sponsored by AIA DC:
20 AUGUST 2014
6:00PM - 8:00PM
District Architecture Center
421 7th Street NW
Beyond the Glass Door:
Architecture for Humanity New York in a partnership with New York Cares has entered the construction phase of our Garnish Project, launched earlier this year. Working closely with The Expeditionary School for Community Leaders, we have redesigned one of their classrooms in to a Fine Arts Studio and have entered the construction phase.
Are you interested in helping to bring the classroom to life and get your hands a little dirty?