Jitegemee has partnered with the Washington, D.C., chapter of Architecture for Humanity(AfH) to design our new new environmentally sustainable education center. As plans develop, Jitegemee will also choose a local architect in Kenya to partner with.
AfH is an international organization of designers that endeavor to promote intelligent and responsible design to the worldwide community. AfH DC is a member group that works out of Washington, D.C. Its members have worked on many projects in many different places, including, Nigeria, Rwanda, India, Vietnam and the United States. The projects have ranged from schools to community centers to orphanages to playgrounds.
Rayya Newman has been volunteering with Architecture for Humanity for two years. She works as a Project Architect with CORE Architecture & Design in Washington, D.C. Her work with CORE over the past four years includes hotels, restaurants, offices, and universities. She is a 2002 graduate of the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., with a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture. Rayya is currently pursuing a Master of Architecture degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Rayya can be e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mark Palmer earned a Masters Degree in Architecture from Norwich University in 2004 and has been working as an architect in Washington, D.C. Mark works for a firm that designs hospitals and clinics, but also volunteers with Architecture for Humanity D.C. to help design schools, community centers and anything else he can. In his free time, Mark likes to play soccer and basketball, go fishing, and ride bikes. Mark also loves to read and draw. He also likes to watch movies about robots, monsters and aliens. You can e-mail Mark at email@example.com.