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Author: Architecture for Humanity (Organization); TED (Organization); Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Films on Demand.
Publisher: New York, NY : Films Media Group, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
Database:WorldCat
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After training as an architect, Cameron Sinclair joined forces with Kate Stohr to create Architecture for Humanity, a nonprofit that helps architects apply their skills to humanitarian efforts. Starting with just $700 and a simple web site in 1999, AFH has grown into an international hub for humanitarian design, offering innovative solutions to housing problems all over the world. In this TEDTalk, Sinclair, a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Named Person: Cameron Sinclair
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Architecture for Humanity (Organization); TED (Organization); Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Films on Demand.
OCLC Number: 799870444
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Films on Demand digital educational video.
Item Number: 48304.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Description: 1 streaming video file (24 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Contents: Socially responsible design --
Open source business --
Architecture for humanity's approach --
Mobile medical units/clinics --
Mobile educational units --
Innovative buildings --
Post-Katrina innovations --
What does the future hold? --
How to make change.
Other Titles: Cameron Sinclair, TED prize wish, open-source architecture to house the world
TED prize wish, open-source architecture to house the world
Open-source architecture to house the world
TED Talks
Responsibility: TED.

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After training as an architect, Cameron Sinclair joined forces with Kate Stohr to create Architecture for Humanity, a nonprofit that helps architects apply their skills to humanitarian efforts. Starting with just $700 and a simple web site in 1999, AFH has grown into an international hub for humanitarian design, offering innovative solutions to housing problems all over the world. In this TEDTalk, Sinclair, a regular contributor to the sustainability blog Worldchanging.com, accepts his 2006 TED Prize and demonstrates how passionate designers and architects can respond to world housing crises. He unveils his TED Prize wish for a network to improve global living standards through collaborative design. Says Washington Post: "Cameron Sinclair is doing his best to save the world, one emergency shelter and mobile AIDS clinic at a time."

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