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U.S. Green Building Council and HOK Create Model for Sustainable Building in Haiti |Engineering News Record


“We really wanted to do something to promote sustainable design that also honors the country’s culture and we wanted to empower an existing organization to carry out their mission,” says Roger Limoges, vice president of organizational design for the the U.S. Green Building Council and USGBC’s project manager for the children’s center, which is slated to be built in Port-Au-Prince.According to Haiti government estimates, the temblor killed 316,000 people, injured 300,000, displaced 1.3 million, destroyed 97,295 houses and damaged 188,383 in the Port-Au-Prince area and in much of southern Haiti, says the U.S. Geological Survey. via | McGraw-Hill Construction

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