News & Press

YOU ROCK OUR WORLD !!!

May 11 2012

Thank you for all the supporters who made it to our YOU ROCK MY WORLD BENEFIT!!!

We had a great time with wonderful people with great performances, foods, and drinks!
We truly appreciate your generosity, the event would not have been a success without your help.
It was such an exciting event and we hope you had a great time too, look forward to seeing you soon!

Thank you Jess Tyner for being an AWESOME photographer at the event!

Thank YOU SO MUCH FOR ALL YOUR GENEROSITY!!!
You Rock Our World!

BENEFIT AT WILLIAM BENNETT GALLERY IN SOHO

Mar 18 2012

YOU ROCK MY WORLD BENEFIT
There will be a wall of post-it notes that will have all the names of all the people in our lives that Rock our World!
Beginning with all of our volunteers and supporters we have been honored to have the privilege of working with!

Sponsors for the event: Dos Toros, Brooklyn Brewery and the William Bennett Gallery
Performances by My MO and Jim Smith

Thank YOU SO MUCH FOR ALL YOUR GENEROSITY!!!
You Rock Our World!

FAARM Fête: Success!

Dec 09 2011

Thank you for all your support and enthusiasm,
our 1st birthday party benefit was a success and we couldn't have done it without the generosity of all our volunteers and donors. We hope you had fun and thank you for coming to celebrate our work with us!

FAARM Fête

Dec 02 2011

Please join us for our end of year benefit and silent auction to celebrate the work of FAARM in the last year. We look forward to sharing our projects and exciting plans for the next year with you: our supporters and colleagues.

Special thanks to Elliman Real Estate, Brooklyn Wineries, La Esquina, Walcol and all of our generous auction donors!

Wednesday, December 7, 7pm – 10pm
980 Madison Avenue
(between 77th and 76th streets)
New York, NY 10075

Business or fancy attire.
RSVP to info@faarm.org

Dropbox!

Nov 01 2011

A big shout out and thanks to Dropbox for supporting our migratory network of volunteers with a sponsored team account where we can coordinate all of our drawing files remotely! We can't thank them enough - thank them for us by setting up your
own free 2GB account today!

Accenture Feature on FAARM Board Member

FAARM's Maryline Damour is featured in a Spotlight in Accenture's November publication reaching across the world through the global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company's approximately 236,000 employees serving clients in more than 120 countries.

Water Water Everywhere

Nov 01 2011

A great article on the necessity of metrics for evaluating the success AND FAILURE of water pump projects. A sober reminder that interventions that cannot be fixed have a very short lifespan:

@GOOD, Admitting Failure: Water Groups Stress Metrics to Improve Aid

And in pursuit of the goal of widely accessible water and sanitation technologies, check out Akvopedia, a growing networked platform for sharing means and methods!
"The goal of Akvopedia is to improve water and sanitation projects through knowledge exchange on smart and affordable
technical solutions and effective approaches."

The Educated Observer

Our executive director, Alice Chun, is profiled in the New York Observer's Winter 2010 edition of The Educated Observer! The article, titled "Teaching with Passion," discusses Alice's commitment to reimagining architecture as a social act, and changing the way that universities engage with professional practice. Read the full article here!

Oculus

Our executive director, Alice Chun, is featured in the current issue of the AIA's magazine, Oculus. The issue, "Global Practice New York," highlights the work of several New York-based groups practicing internationally, including SHoP, Cook+Fox, studioMDA, Rodney Leon and Studio Unité. We're very pleased to be included in the coverage of architects who are changing the conventional relationships between architects and clients by exploring new modes of practice. Read the full article here!.

New Website Launch!

Oct 08 2011

Explore our new website! More updates and project information will be going up in the next couple of weeks.