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Haiti was shocked by a catastrophic earthquake, affecting around three million people, more than 315,000 fatalities and over 280,000 collapsed or damaged buildings. Port-au-Prince was the most devoured city by this tragedy, and within its lovely cathedral, “Notre Dame de l’Assomption”.
Article 25, the UK-based charity for building solutions to global problems, hopes to start construction on two clean water plants to combat lethal cholera in Haiti.
When the Haiti earthquake mangled Port-au-Prince’s Iron Market, it destroyed a symbol of the nation. Built in France and bound for Cairo to serve as a railway station, the vagaries of history, tides or captains led it to end up here, where it served as a perfectly good market hall until ravaged first by fire in 2008 and then by earthquake.
In the aftermath of this disaster Article 25 were appointed as consultants for a programme of school reconstruction by Outreach International, an organisation active in promoting education in Haiti since 1979.
This presentation proposes to build a floating agricultural / light industrial city off the shores of Haiti. For purposes of defining we have named the community, Harvest City.
Kay e Sante nan Ayiti (Creole for Housing and Health in Haiti), is an international competition launched by the ARCHIVE Institute to build five housing units in the area of St. Marc, Haiti.
Malcolm Reading Consultants, on behalf of the Government of Haiti, is delighted to announce the launch of an international competition to assist the rebuilding programme in Haiti.
More than two months after the January earthquake, Haiti is still very much in emergency mode. First responders with food, water, tents, sanitation and medical supplies are vital on the ground.
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Yele Music Studio, Haiti Design Competition, Winner, Building, Project, News, Design, Image Yele Music Studio Design Contest, Haiti Haiti Music studio in Cité Soleil, Caribbean – international student architecture competition Winners 13 May, 2010 Yele Music Studio Design Contest Haiti Winner announced for music studio design competition, on behalf of Wyclef Jean’s charity Yéle Haiti…
U.S.-based, international designers Sorg Architects, the firm behind over 250 projects in the US and abroad, has designed new, sustainable, staff housing for the U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.