The latest issue of the YP ENewsletter is now available for download. In this issue, the first TAO Forum on Sustainable Communities was featured together with the article of our former YP intern, Shareen Elnaschie, about their research project on Vitas Katuparan. Other articles found in this August-September 2014 issue are the shelter assistance for Manicani Island, project monitoring for post-Haiyan reconstruction, the community facilities designed by HDM Lund student, Frida Blomqvist, for Masagana, and her reflections on what it’s like to design for urban poor communities. A call for internship as well as an upcoming notice for our fundraising campaign for our annual Christmas gift-giving is featured in our announcements section. Regular sections such as our network activities and book reviews are still found in this latest issue.
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Over the past summer, TAO-Pilipinas’ technical staff have been very busy with different projects. The YP E-Newsletter for March – May/June – July 2014 features some of those activities. Included in this double issue is the Community Action Planning Workshop that TAO-Pilipinas conducted in the Old Sagkahan Area of Tacloban City and the Shelter Damage Assessment done for the islands of Manicani and Homonhon in Guiuan, Eastern Samar. Articles about our concluded YP Summer Internship Program and the study tour of the Urban Shelter course students from Lund University are also featured in this latest issue. This issue also features a YP Reflection written by YP Alumni, Gloryrose Dy. Her reflection talks about the role of architects when it comes to rebuilding other people’s lives. Aside from the mentioned articles, a book review and two network activities that happened over the past five months can also be read in this newsletter. Lastly, job announcements for our organization are also posted in the last page of this newsletter. Just click the image on the left to download the latest YP E-Newsletter. If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter, just fill out the form below.
The January-February 2014 issue of the YP Enewsletter is now available online for free. Featured articles for this issue include the training workshop conducted by TAO for PHILSSA’s Angat Calamianes Project, the shelter planning workshop done by TAO with FDUP for NaSaMa (Nagkakaisang Samahan ng mga Maralita sa Brgy. 177) of Caloocan City, the assistance given by TAO to SHFC for its HDH project in Bacoor, Cavite, and the YP Lecture Series for Mapua ARIDBE and UST Archinet. Also included in this issue are the network activities that TAO participated such as the PMPI NCC Meeting in Roxas City, Capiz and the Yolanda Conversations Forum held at Ateneo de Manila University. Two book reviews about small spaces and small houses are also featured in this issue. To download the file, please click on the image to your left. To subscribe to our enewsletter, please sign-up below.