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1st Iberoamerican Congress on Housing
July 21-22, 2015
Michael Collins, Director of Education, and Juan Caballero, Director of Programs and Partnerships for Latin America, presented about Build Change’s experience in improving the structural safety of homes in informal neighborhoods in Haiti at the 1st Iberoamerican Congress on Housing, “Living in Concrete 2015“, in Guatemala City.
This civil engineer is building houses to withstand earthquakes and hurricanes
July 3, 2015
“I look at housing as a basic human right — everyone has the right to a safe house that can protect them from natural disasters [including] earthquakes, typhoons, and wind storms,” Elizabeth Hausler Strand says in an interview with Grist.
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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