12 Jan '12, 7am

Help spread the good news on rebuilding in Haiti by tweeting

Help spread the good news on rebuilding in Haiti by tweeting

The professional outreach and training aspects of Bati Byen are working to address the challenges of a lack of building code enforcement and poor quality construction in Haiti. Burtland Granvil will be picking up where Stacey McMahan left off as our AIA USGBC Sustainability Design Fellow charged with helping improve construction standards. Bati Byen 's mission to advocate for safer building has led to a consumer education initiative - including billboard and radio campaigns activating local resources and invitations to Haitian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and other communities to seek design and construction referrals through the Rebuilding Center. We now have a constant stream of 2-3 visitors who stop by the Rebuilding Center each day seeking assistance. In addition to on-the-job training of construction professionals, this program hopes to build consumer awareness...

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Finding Hope and Sustainability in Rebuilding Haiti

Finding Hope and Sustainability in Rebuilding H...

greenbiz.com 12 Jan '12, 1pm

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edcmag.com 11 Jan '12, 10pm

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renewableenergyworld.com 11 Jan '12, 1am

On December 13-14, 2011, a partnered team from Illinois Institute of Technology , Green Wifi , and Inveneo worked together...

USGBC and AIA Announce Architecture for Humanit...

edcmag.com 12 Jan '12, 8pm

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globalgreen.org 13 Jan '12, 5pm

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