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AIA and Architecture for Humanity launches Disaster Plan Grant Program

Architecture for Humanity Helping Haiti © NY Daily News
Architecture for Humanity Helping Haiti © NY Daily News

With the realization that disasters are an unavoidable reality, Architecture for Humanity and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) have launched ArchitectsRebuild.org in an effort to eliminate “that first awkward and uncoordinated period when people, eager to put their talents into response and recovery, can’t find the means.” As we announced last month, the two organizations formed a strategic partnership to better coordinate advocacy, education and training that will allow architects to become more involved in helping communities prepare, respond and rebuild after a disaster, known as the Disaster Resilience and Recovery Program. As promised, they have now completed the first task on their agenda, establishing a Disaster Plan Grant Program. Continue reading to learn more.

Cite:Karissa Rosenfield. "AIA and Architecture for Humanity launches Disaster Plan Grant Program" 20 Mar 2012. ArchDaily. Accesed . <http://www.archdaily.com/218733/aia-and-architecture-for-humanity-launches-disaster-plan-grant-program/>