A Hot Rumor About Cameron Sinclair At Davos.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on January 25, 2008

Cameron Sinclair, the open-source architecture for humanity founder, is here at the World Economic Forum and the rumor is that he is going to be named a Young Global Leader. That’s a pretty big deal because it will give Sinclair more resources to expand his network of architects around the world and work on more projects to provde housing to the poor.

To my surprise, his organization is already working with local Navajo and Hopi groups to build inexpensive housing on the reservation. The Gates Foundation, the Acumen Fund and nearly all organizations that promote social entrepreneurialism to provide education, housing, water, health focus on Africa and Asia, not the developing world at home in the US which is life on the reservation. Good for Sinclair.

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