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KGNU Public Radio: Humanitarian House International: Helping Refugees with housing solutions

KGNU’s Maeve Conran spoke with Rob Melich, Program Manager with Humanitarian House International and Stuart Ohlson, the President of HHI who is an architect of sky-scraping, award-winning residential buildings around the world. Visit KGNU's article about Humanitarian House International.

Listen to Maeve Conran's interview with Rob Melich and Stuart Ohlson (8 minutes):
KGNU Interview with HHI
Maeve Conran with Rob Melich and Stuart Ohlson
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HHI at IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC)

Organized by IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional society with over 400,000 members in over 160 countries, IEEE GHTC focuses on advancing technology for the benefit of humanity.

At the conference, Stuart Ohlson and Robert Melich presented their paper titled Designing and Developing Sustainable Housing for Refugee and Disaster Communities (PDF).

Note: This paper has been re-formatted into an eaiser-to-read version titled HHi House Technical Overview (PDF).

University of Oregon Alumni Association

A chance encounter at a Duck Biz Lunch leads to a compassionate non-profit venture. It may take a village to raise a child, but sometimes it takes a whole flock of Ducks to raise a village.

At least, that’s what a cadre of UO alumni is working toward in Denver. And they don’t have their sights set on just one village. They’re involved in a project that could help bring safe, clean, and durable housing to people displaced by war or disaster around the globe. Read more...

HHI Fundraiser at RedLine

On a brilliant and warm October evening, Humanitarian House International hosted a fund raiser at Denver's RedLine, and organization that connects artists with the community. HHI is grateful to RedLine for providing a wonderful venue for our fundraiser, and for their long-lasting support of our mission.

We are also grateful to our other sponsors that provided HHI-logo shirts, printing services, speakers, food, beverages, and staff for the event, including:


The Denver Post: Retired Denver architect develops new emergency shelter

By Joe Vaccarelli

At age 81 and five years retired, Stuart Ohlson is still dreaming big.

Three years ago, Ohlson was inspired by the thousands who were displaced when an earthquake rocked Haiti. His intention was to design a emergency shelter that could be converted into a long-term home as a way to help. Read more...

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