Cameron Sinclair is the co-founder, along with Kate Stohr, of Architecture for Humanity, a charitable organization based in San Francisco that seeks design solutions to humanitarian crises. Sinclair and Stohr recently launched the Open Architecture Network, the world’s first open source community dedicated to improving living conditions through innovative and sustainable design.
In Glimmer: Sinclair shares his journey through the world of humanitarian design.
Quote: “Someone once called us ‘al-Qaeda for good,’ because we have all these sleeper cells of designers and when a disaster happens, they wake up and move into action.”
TED Talk: Accepting his 2006 TED Prize, Sinclair makes the case for collaborative design. (Feb. 06)