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bham 2 Architects designing solutions that transform communities, large and small - Communities across the country are constantly changing. Often, that change brings tremendous challenges. The trials our communities face today are stark. Right now, every county in America is experiencing an affordable housing crisis, rising inequality that creates neighborhoods with chronic and acute poverty, and a climate crisis that threatens vulnerable populations across the country. Declining 

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BrockEnvironmentalCenter. Photo: SmithGroupJJR. Living Off The Water Grid - The people of Flint, Michigan, find themselves trapped in a web of finger pointing, bureaucracy and ineptitude over the disaster that is their lead-contaminated municipal water system. Sadly, Flint is not alone.  The Natural Resources Defense Council, in an extensive analysis published last month found that 18 million people in the United States were served 

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cover-image-of-the-video-2 Rural Studio: A Story of Solutions - When homes caught fire in Newbern, Alabama, they often burned to the ground while residents stood by watching helplessly. With a population of 184, the small town in Hale County went 110 years without a single new public building—including a firehouse. Residents had to wait for help to arrive from neighboring towns. Rural Studio, a 

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ArchitectsofHealthHighLine How architects’ design-thinking improves our health - Our country is in the middle of public health crisis that affects more than a third of all adults, 17 percent of our children, and nearly 8 million individuals unwittingly. The crisis is obesity and diabetes. We all know this health crisis stems from a lack of exercise and poor access to quality foods. Architects, 

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