If you happen to be in the Treviso area (near Venice, Italy) mid-July......
Fabrica Workshops Environmental, Social, Relational Cameron Sinclair Architecture for Humanity
Workshop July 14-17 2008 by application Lecture July 14, 6:00pm open to all
Cameron Sinclair was named by Fortune Magazine in 2004 as one of the Aspen Seven, seven people changing the world for the better. He was the recipient of the 2006 TED prize and the 2005 RISD/Target Emerging Designer of the Year. Recently he was selected as a 2008 Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. As a result of the TED Prize Sinclair and Architecture for Humanity co-founder Kate Stohr launched the Open Architecture Network, the worlds’ first open source community dedicated to improving living conditions through innovative and sustainable design. www.cameronsinclair.com
Architecture for Humanity is a charitable organization founded to develop architectural and design solutions to humanitarian crises and provide pro-bono design services to communities in need. Currently the organization is working in fourteen countries on projects ranging from school, health clinics, affordable housing and long term sustainable reconstruction. www.architectureforhumanity.org
The workshop will close with a presentation of the final results commented by a guest critic that will be announced shortly.
For further information: Michela Liverotti +39 0422 516272 www.fabrica.it/workshops/