Cameron Sinclair (born 16 November 1973) is the founder and principal designer for Small Works, a social impact design and development company which focuses on post-conflict reconstruction and for purpose projects.
He is known for being the co-founder of Architecture for Humanity, a charitable organization that developed architectural solutions to humanitarian crises and brought professional design and construction services to communities in need. From April 1999 to October 2013 he served as its executive director and "chief eternal optimist"(CEO).
In August 2013 he took over all assets associated with Worldchanging...
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Design is about creating spaces for people to enjoy and of course, creating moments where you elevate the spirit, but 'design for good' is figuring out a program that not only creates better spaces, but creates jobs, creates new industry and really kind of raises the conversation about how we rebuild.
When you as a designer design something that burdens a community with maintenance and old world technology, basically failed developed world technology, then you will crush that community way beyond bad design; you'll destroy the economics of that community, and often the community socially is broken.
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