Inspiring LEED Platinum orphanage for Haiti:

Inspiring LEED Platinum orphanage for Haiti:

Though Haiti has been out of the media spotlight in recent months, efforts to rebuild infrastructure and facilities in the struggling nation march on: More than two years after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck the country in January 2010, organizations in both the nonprofit and for-profit sectors are ramping up their long-standing involvement in the country’s revitalization. Much of the new work by groups like Architecture for Humanity and Studio Drum Collaborative [see RECORD, March 2012, page 88] has focused on constructing schools in the country’s hardest hit regions, but a recent partnership between the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) and design conglomerate HOK has produced a plan for a different type of building: an orphanage and children’s center. A representative from the Michigan-based, green-building consultancy Adaptive Building Solutions—one of HO...

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