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Australian architects offer pro-bono design services to those impacted by bushfire crisis

Posted On: 7 Jan 2020   |   Posted By: Dezeen

Australian architects offer pro-bono design services to those impacted by bushfire crisis

Over 100 Australian architecture studios have formed an organisation called Architects Assist, which will provide pro-bono design services to people affected by Australia 's bushfire crisis.
Architects Assist will offer free design and planning assistance to help people "rebuild their lives" in the wake of the massive fires, which have been blazing across Australia since September 2019.
The initiative was established by architect Jiri Lev, founder of Australian studio Atelier Jiri Lev , in light of "the growing scale of the disaster" that has escalated in the last week with a number of towns being evacuated.
Lev believes that individual action will not be sufficient in providing disaster relief to those impacted by the crisis, and therefore is inviting architects to come together to make an impact.
"There are many generous people in architecture always willing to help," Lev told Dezeen. "Though the resources of individual firms are naturally somewhat limited, both in acquisition and delivery of pro bono...

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