NCDO is a Dutch expertise and advisory centre for citizenship and international cooperation. NCDO promotes public awareness of international cooperation and the importance of active Dutch involvement in this area. NCDO carries out research, provides information and advice, stimulates public debate and is actively involved in the field of training and education.
The Netherlands Architecture Fund implements various contribution programmes aimed at developing and exchange knowledge concerning the design disciplines and increasing interest in architecture, urban design, planning, landscape architecture, and interior architecture.
Appropedia is a wiki website for collaborative solutions in sustainability, poverty reduction and international development, with a particular focus on appropriate technology. Appropedia has been used by a number of nonprofit organizations and individuals working in sustainable development.
Open Source House provides sustainable and affordable housing in an effort to improve the overall quality of life in urban areas of the world's poorer countries. Through an online platform, designs of modular housing are shared, improved and upgraded in an open source way. This makes valuable and essential information on sustainable designs accessible to a large group of people.
Architecture of Necessity in an international triennial for sustainable community building. The 2010 edition resulted in 143 entries from 28 countries, 42 of which went on display. The triennal is run by Virserum Art Museum, a non-profit organisation with the aim of providing a public space for the narratives and experiences of ordinary people.
The 1%CLUB is a non-profit organization which uses an online platform to connect people with ideas in developing countries with people, money and knowledge around the world. The basic idea is that people or organizations can offer 1% of their time, knowledge and income directly to a development project of their own choice.
Building Trust is a non-profit organisation working with charities and communities in need. Providing building support, design advice and education on sustainable principles of design and architecture. Be it building a school, a health centre or promoting affordable housing. If you have a project that we may be interested in supporting please do not hesitate to get in touch.