St. Marcs’ School

The cost of education can be prohibitively challenging for many Haitian families. For our client, Summits Education, access to quality education is a human right. Currently, they operate 40 primary schools in the remote mountains of Haiti’s Central Plateau. Their schools form an education system in rural Haiti which serves as a model network for… Continue reading St. Marcs’ School

Jean Charles Academy

Building Audacity (BA) is empowering youth and individuals in marginalized communities to identify resources they want to see in their communities and provide them with the tools and the resources to lead that change. BA is expanding the impact of their Jean Charles Academy and Food Insecurity program by building out a space in Lynn,… Continue reading Jean Charles Academy

SVLC Masterplan

The Sustainable Village and Learning Community (SVLC), located in Arcahaie, Haiti, is an initiative looking to strengthen local systems by engaging the community as a partner during the design and implementation process. This project is supported by grant funding from the Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) and brought together local and international planning partners. The SVLC aims… Continue reading SVLC Masterplan

Garoute Campus

In the hopes of contributing to a more sustainable and prosperous nation, the Haitian Education Leadership Program (HELP), based in Port-au-Prince, recruits the brightest students from around the country that do not have the means to receive a quality education on their own. HELP offers scholarships to high school graduates for a college education and… Continue reading Garoute Campus

Hopital de Fermathe

The main campus of Baptist Haiti Mission (BHM) in Fermathe, Haiti is home to Hôpital de Fermathe (HDF). HDF opened in the 1950s to house six pneumonia patients and has since grown to be the primary healthcare provider for people in the mountain region south of Port-Au Prince. HDF provides outpatient clinical care, community health… Continue reading Hopital de Fermathe

ID Clinic & Lab

As a response to the COVID-19 Pandemic the Togo Ministry of Health decided it was imperative to plan and build an Infectious Disease Center in Kara, Togo. As part of the comprehensive masterplan Integrate Health (IH) will be funding a Outpatient Clinic and a Laboratory near the entry of the new Infectious Disease Campus. IH… Continue reading ID Clinic & Lab

Moringa Processing Prototype

Acceso is a social business builder that brings entrepreneurial solutions to global poverty. Acceso builds, invests start-up capital into, manages, and scales agribusinesses that work with smallholder farmers and fishers. They improve the livelihoods of these producers and their communities by improving agricultural productivity, creating job opportunities, and facilitating long-term linkages to high-value markets. To… Continue reading Moringa Processing Prototype

Student Housing Standards

In the hopes of contributing to a more sustainable and prosperous nation, the Haitian Education Leadership Program (HELP), based in Port-au-Prince, recruits the brightest students from around the country that do not have the means to receive a quality education on their own. HELP offers scholarships to high school graduates for a college education, and… Continue reading Student Housing Standards

Main Street Study

Since 2008, the Gateway program has served nearly 1,500 students and nearly 150 different local nonprofits and neighborhood groups. It is a true learning laboratory, where students are actively engaged in applied, project-based learning, interacting with and serving community clients, and participating comprehensively in a wide variety of projects. Reimagining Main Street Uxbridge is a… Continue reading Main Street Study

M&C Health Post

The Gould Family Foundation (GFF) is dedicated to reducing neonatal and maternal mortality rates and improving the quality of healthcare available at rural clinics and hospitals in sub-Saharan Africa. To aid community-based, non-profit “grassroots” health organizations, GFF funded the design of an open-source prototype for a Mother & Child Health Post. The goal of the… Continue reading M&C Health Post

Road to Revolution

For 30 days in the summer of 2015 architectural designer Abby Gordon traversed the island of Cuba as Shepley Bulfinch’s 2015 Howe Traveling Fellow. Gordon’s photos and writing document her course of travel and her investigation into the 1959 Revolution’s impact on the country’s infrastructure, and the way Cubans congregate and interact with their surroundings.… Continue reading Road to Revolution

Food Hub

Our partner, Proactive Philanthropy, a non-profit based in New Bedford, MA, is interested in using their 2 Million square feet of former warehouse space for social good and impactful innovation space. In partnership with Proactive Philanthropy, Adaptiv hosted a Boston Architectural College (BAC’s) Gateway initiative in the spring and fall of 2020 challenging students to… Continue reading Food Hub

Infrastructure Review

In the hopes of contributing to a more sustainable and prosperous nation, the Haitian Education Leadership Program (HELP), based in Port-au-Prince, recruits the brightest students from around the country that do not have the means to receive a quality education on their own. HELP offers scholarships to high school graduates for a college education, and… Continue reading Infrastructure Review

Nicholas Armand Hospital

The Sustainable Village and Learning Community (SVLC), located in Arcahaie, Haiti, is committed to the four tenets of Sustainable Development; society, environment, culture, and economy. Founded by a consortium of organizations, the SVLC is an initiative looking to strengthen local systems by engaging the community as a partner during the design and implementation process. Access… Continue reading Nicholas Armand Hospital

Covid Response Unit

At the onset of the COVID-19 outbreak, we were checking in with our international partners to offer them support in their facilities’ response to the outbreak. It became clear that they feared a shortage of beds as their healthcare facilities are already overwhelmed with pre-existing care. Many of our partners do not have ICU’s or… Continue reading Covid Response Unit

Artist Studio Study

Miranda’s Hearth envisions a new approach to arts organizations, developing financially sustainable spaces and approachable community programming where creativity is accessible to all. With the long-term vision of creating a community art hotel, Miranda’s Hearth is looking to leverage underutilized spaces for Artist Studio’s, and over time develop a network of Artists Studios with the… Continue reading Artist Studio Study

SBH Masterplan

Saint Boniface Hospital (SBH), located in Fond des Blancs, Haiti, provides care to over 500 patients a day while battling systemic healthcare issues. Since its founding in 1992, the hospital has grown incrementally by expanding services and facilities to support the needs of the community. Today, SBH is the best equipped, and most developed hospital… Continue reading SBH Masterplan

FdB Community Plan

The Fond des Blancs (FdB) Town Center is a hotbed of activity. People from neighboring communities travel by foot, donkey, motorcycle and car to visit the market, bank, library, hospital, churches, bars and restaurants. In recent years, uncontrolled growth has led to a congested market and rapid, centralized construction. These challenges have laid the groundwork… Continue reading FdB Community Plan

CIDEC

The flooding of international aid into Haiti post the 2010 earthquake brought with it the first Cholera epidemic the country had seen in over 100 years. After hurricane Matthew hit Haiti in 2016, there was an insurgence of Cholera across Haiti. St Boniface Hospital (SBH) was treating cholera and tuberculosis patients in tents that they… Continue reading CIDEC

Birthing Center Prototype

Less than 50% of Childbirths in Uganda occur at a healthcare facility, and although there is a robust tradition of homebirth in Sub-Saharan Africa when complications arise during birth, life-saving resources can be scarce. The Gould Family (GFF) Foundation is dedicated to reducing neonatal and maternal mortality rates and improving the quality of healthcare available… Continue reading Birthing Center Prototype