Research, Development and Innovation in Construction

Research, Development and Innovation in Construction

By: Greg Higgins, Architect and Managing Director, HabiTek, LLC The 750-unit Caracol EKAM housing development was the first foray by USAID into building houses in...

From N.Y.Times - "Rebuilding in Haiti Lags After Billions in Post-Quake Aid" By DEBORAH SONTAG Published: December 23, 2012 http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/24/world/americas/in-aiding-quake-battered-haiti-lofty-hopes-and-hard-truths.html?_r=0 André Paultre and Damon Winter contributed reporting. This article has...

From the N.Y.Times - January, 1st 2013 - http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/02/opinion/haitis-long-road.html On the eve of the third anniversary of the earthquake that devastated Haiti in January 2010, the country...

I’d think you should know that my Haiti activity has slowed down for the last 4 months or so because I’m involved in a...

Haiti Grassroots Watch, 10 July, 2012: “The Morne à Capri Mystery Houses” http://haitigrassrootswatch.squarespace.com/20eng Zoranje, HAITI, September 24, 2012 – The smells and scenes that greet a visitor...

Source : http://haitigrassrootswatch.squarespace.com/20eng Croix-des-Bouquets, HAITI, July 10, 2012 – For the past eight months, a giant housing project of at least 3,000 homes has been quietly under...

Aldy Castor, MD, President, Haiti Resource Development Foundation 29 Oct. 2012 In August Tropical storm Isaac exposed the latest step backward in Haiti rebuilding....

Miami Herald, 4 June, 2012 By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com Braving the heat, Fanilia Prospère took a break from pushing her wheelbarrow of imported used clothing to...

The New York Times, 5 July, 2012  A Factory Grows in Haiti: The showcase project for Haiti's earthquake reconstruction is being built far outside the...

By: Greg Higgins, Architect and Managing Director HabiTek, LLC It is the numbers that make Haiti’s great earthquake the “worst urban disaster in history.”  ...

By: Greg Higgins, Architect and Managing Director, HabiTek, LLC One of my goals in visiting Haiti in September, a trip hosted by HRDF,...

By: Greg Higgins, Architect and Managing Director HabiTek, LLC May 14, 2012 Disaster prevention, a key mission of the Haitian Resource Development Foundation (HRDF), takes many...

2 May, 2012Greg Higgins, APR coordinator and editor ‘REALOMETER’ DISPATCH #1: Architectural Peer Review of Caracol EKAM USAID housing Disaster prevention, a key mission of the...

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By: Greg Higgins, Architect and Managing Director, HabiTek, LLC In a recent op-ed in the New York Times the author re-introduced a term coined...