Viewpoint Interview’s Co-founder of Architecture for Humanity

Viewpoint’s Veenarat Laohapakakul interviews Architecture for Humanity’s co-founder, . Sinclair begins the interview by stating, “I became an architect because of bad architecture”. He dreams of holistic design that allows for communities to grow together, believing a truly sustainable building should be an important piece of the social fabric within a community that helps achieve economic stability. “Quite often our buildings are not super beautiful, their not slick, but their loved.”

The interview discusses topics such as the mission of the organization, past and current projects, the second edition of the much anticipated Design Like You Give a Damn, the Open Architecture Network and much more. Continue after the break to view parts two and three of the interview.

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Reference: Habitat for Humanity, Open Architecture Network, DI

Cite: Rosenfield, Karissa. "Viewpoint Interview’s Co-founder of Architecture for Humanity" 08 Jan 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 30 May 2015. <>
  • Martin Hedin

    He is setting some good standards :)