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DesignBuildBLUFF architectural projects

DesignBuildBLUFF, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide architectural students with a real-world educational experience in physically connecting on-site to both the experimental and standardized aspects of design, announces its 2008 architectural projects.Founded by professor Hank Lewis in 2000, DesignBuildBLUFF is affiliated with the University of Utah’s College of Architecture + Planning and designs and builds low cost, off-grid houses on the Navajo Nation Indian Reservation. Because of organizational needs, a Navajo home will not be built in 2008. Instead, a workshop/student housing dwelling and bathhouse will be built and DesignBuildBLUFF is fundraising to provide design/build assistance for the construction of a medical housing center for AIDS-orphaned children in the Ugandan village of Bira.

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