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Family-Style Fitness

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 09.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

If we are really serious about doing something to reverse the unfitness of many Americans, we need to have places to exercise that are inexpensive or free, convenient and open when families have the time to use them.

Are You Listening to What Your School Is Saying?

Ed Schmidt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Ed Schmidt

Old school buildings have a classical grace that you rarely find in other building types. Sure, old train stations speak of grandeur and arrival, but old schools speak of character and permanence.

Building Schools that Work

Ed Schmidt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Ed Schmidt

In 1902 Booker T. Washington was at the dedication of a school in the District of Columbia. The school, the Armstrong Manual Training Academy, had be...

Schools: They're Not Just for Students Anymore!

Ed Schmidt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Ed Schmidt

"Buildings should be good neighbors"--Paul Thiry As the art and science of architecture have evolved over the years, one of the most important change...

Who's to Blame When we Fail our Students?

Ed Schmidt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Ed Schmidt

Why are our nation's schools facilities falling down around our children? Let me ask you -- are you playing the blame game as well?

Building Safety: Many Manhattan Schools Violate Code

nytimes.com | RAY RIVERA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

More than one third of Manhattan's public school buildings have hazardous code violations, threatening the safety of children and teachers, according ...

Building Change Across the Globe

Cameron Sinclair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Cameron Sinclair

Architecture for Humanity has spent the last decade building a more sustainable future using the power of design.