• Community Builders

    Empower. Design. Build. Share. Repeat. Welcome to our circle of Community Builders. As a Community Builder, you too are a catalyst for innovation. When you become a Community Builder you join a small circle of strategic thinkers and doers who are committed to helping Architecture for Humanity grow. You see the impact of our work

    READ MORE
  • Ten Ways to Get Involved

    The land we bought was literally “the site from hell,” but [design fellow] Matt Miller managed to design “pods” that we will be able to replicate on any site. I really think it could be the best built school in rural Uganda. Plus, he taught local community members so many new techniques that will help

    READ MORE
  • Nine Myths And One Rule

    The nine myths and one rule about Architecture for Humanity 1. We are just individual designers While we do have a large number of individuals looking to donate their services, we work with small, medium and large firms from around the world. To date over 100 firms have taken part in our projects and over

    READ MORE
  • Benefits of Community Design

    We approach design from the ground up. Design is the expression of a community’s vision for change. The design process encourages community groups to set goals and work together to achieve them. By celebrating small victories along the way, community members are empowered to become stakeholders and to pursue larger long-term goals. Benefits of Community

    READ MORE
  • Our Services

    Architecture for Humanity provides professional design services to community groups, non-governmental organizations, funding agents, social entrepreneurs and other not-for-profit organizations. Using design as a tool, we empower our partners to build a more sustainable future. Focus Areas Disaster Mitigation and Reconstruction See examples Poverty alleviation See examples Design innovation for at-risk populations See examples Addressing

    READ MORE
  • Share Your Knowledge

    Open Architecture Network In 2007 Architecture for Humanity launched the Open Architecture Network, a collaborative online resource and project management tool for those dedicated to improving the built environment. But it’s not just for professional architects–community leaders, nonprofits, technology partners, educators, materials specialists, healthcare workers, and others collaborate and share their expertise on the network.

    READ MORE