When: Wednesday, November 16 | 6 – 9pm
Where: Wythe Hotel, 80 Wythe Avenue. Brooklyn, New York 11211
Join The Buckminster Fuller Institute at the Wythe Hotel for a celebration of the 2016 Fuller Challenge.
The 2016 Fuller Challenge Grand Prize will be awarded to the Rainforest Solutions Project, and will also celebrate the 2016 Student Category Winner, CHHAT, and the 2016 Challenge Finalists:
- Cooperación Comunitaria
- CommuniTree by Taking Root
- Una Hakika by the Sentinel Project
- The Urban Death Project
- and Waterbank Schools by PITCHAfrica, a US based not-for-profit organization that provides innovative Sport-led, Community-Integrated Rainwater Harvesting infrastructures and programs for areas of Africa where lack of access to water is a major cause of poverty. Using Sport as a catalyst, PITCHAfric
a provide ‘places of assembly’ for a community where knowledge can be shared on Rainwater Harvesting , Water filtration and sustainabl e WASH and sustainabl e agricultur al practices.
a man-made eco-system
, which when implanted into an existing environmen tal eco-system can heal the land, bind the community together, transform lives, build businesses and teach the next generation that they can live well, while addressing issues of gender, food scarcity, water needs and health.”
– Jane Harrison and David Turnbull, Co-founder
Please join us to honor the accomplishments of these outstanding teams.
The evening will entail a short program about the Fuller Challenge, followed by the awarding of the Omnioculi prize and $100,000 check to the Winner of the Challenge.
Music and celebration: 8pm
Event space is limited. Please REGISTER to secure entrance.
For further information:
For further information about the event, please visit The Fuller Challenge´s Website.
Read more about the winning project here.
Read more in Apsaidal about Waterbanks by PITCHAfrica here (Comming soon).