We collaborate with community-based groups to carry out short-term projects that have an immediate impact on the quality of life in their communities and/or lead to equity. These projects involve specific activities, such as relief brigades after Hurricane Maria and the earthquake in January 2020.

AMPARO: Temporary Housing System

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Brigada Solidaria del Oeste, architect Edwin and HASER are initiating a temporary housing construction project in the southern area in response to the need for housing after the January earthquakes. The initiative is possible thanks to the support of Oxfam and Grassroots International.

We are looking for volunteers with construction and carpentry skills. If you want to help, please complete this form.

The system was developed by a group of students from the School of Architecture of the University of Puerto Rico and received an honorable mention from the American Institute of Architects (AIA), Chapter of Puerto Rico.