June 19, 2015
Founder and CEO Elizabeth Hausler Strand and Structural Engineer Paolo Zorzoli discussed their global experiences in post-disaster situations at TEDxPatanSalon on June 19th. The video will be available soon.
Mitigating disaster risk in informal communities
June 15, 2015
Architect Anna Calogero explains the Build Change model, which focuses on bringing together money, technology, and people to create permanent change in construction practices, in Doggerel, the online magazine of Arup in the Americas.
Build Change Selected for Sustainia100!
June 8, 2015
We are proud to be part of this year’s Sustainia100, with our project “Learning to Build Towards Disaster Resilience”.
Nepal Reconnaissance Report Released
May 31, 2015
Our post-earthquake reconnaissance team in Nepal has issued their report about building performance in urban, hillside urban, and rural affected areas, focusing on housing and schools.
How to Prevent More Deaths When the Earth Quakes
May 12, 2015
Build Change Founder and CEO Elizabeth Hausler Strand discusses the engineering behind earthquake-resistant building in Scientific American.
How the Private Sector Can Help Places Like Nepal
May 5, 2015
BRINK spoke with Elizabeth Hausler Strand, the Founder and CEO, about the challenges Nepal faces and how the private sector can prevent large-scale damage in the future.
Build Change saves lives in earthquakes and windstorms by empowering people in emerging nations to build homes and schools that will protect their families and children.
Everyone, regardless of income and education, has the right to a safe home.
Kids should focus on learning, not whether or not their school will collapse in an earthquake.
Trained Construction Workforce.
Hands-on training works for engineers, masons, carpenters and homeowners.
Better Building Materials and More Jobs.
Three goals: stronger building materials, greater incomes and lower environmental impacts.
We work with governments to enforce building standards.
Highly Leveraged Donors and NGOs.
Reduce the cost per impact by choosing homeowner-driven reconstruction.
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