Architecture For Humanity: Built Works, 2009

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My, How You've Grown

When Warren first wrote about Architecture for Humanity in TreeHugger five years ago, they were already five years old but were still a small, little-known org run out of a borrowed office in Sausalito. But Kate Stohr and Cameron Sinclair grabbed the power of open source and the internet to build one of the most profoundly important and effective architectural practices in the world, 40,000 volunteers strong.

Five years ago we would show a few sketches of their proposed work and put out a call for help after every disaster. How things have changed, that we can now do a slideshow of ten projects that they completed in a year, with dozens more under construction or on the boards.

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