Brigades at University of Virginia
Architecture Brigades at Virginia is a chapter of Global Brigades, the world's largest student-led global health and sustainable development organization. The chapter, which is comprised of students of UVa, systematically works with more than 300 other university groups around the world to deliver and implement one of nine skill-based programs that benefit more than 130,000 Honduran and Panamanian community members annually. Architecture Brigades, a program within Global Brigades, designs and constructs socially responsible and sustainable architecture solutions in developing nations. A think tank design approach that utilizes extensive community dialogue and independent research to create efficient, appropriate, and elegant structures to be embraced and utilized by those for whom they were built.