Interview: DF Preeti Sodhi & the Manhattan Skatepark

(Architecture for Humanity) If there’s a “typical” design fellow, Preeti Sodhi may be the farthest from it. While many of our fellows are out working in rural communities in strange sounding places across the world, Preeti wakes up each morning in New York City and often heads down to the (very) Lower East Side. She’s…

Eight corners for “We Are One” groundbreaking

(Students Rebuild) This week (the morning of Tuesday, July 17, in Japan, or 4PM Monday in San Francisco), the Kitakami “We Are One” Market and Youth Center broke ground. Participating in the ceremony were very honorable owner of the Market, Naomi Sato, the market’s architect Fumihiko Sasaki, two Shinto priests, several local contractors and members…