In the News – Thursday, June 9, 2011

Rebuilding Japan: an opportunity to use legal and certified wood. A disaster is always followed by a period of reconstruction. In 2 days, on Friday, June 11, it will be exactly 3 months since Japan suffered the tragic consequences of an earthquake of dramatic magnitude.

La terre : un droit humain – Land, a human right that requires immediate consolidation

On Monday, June 6, 2011, Maître Abdoulaye Harissou presented his book, La terre : un droit humain – Micropropriété, paix sociale et développement. The book was written to sound the alarm on the current absence of legal frameworks concerning land ownership in fragile countries. It sums up the different issues tied to this problem and offers a possible solution: simplified, secure title deeds.

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Bastien Sachet: How to save tropical forests? Bastien Sachet, Business Development Director and Chief Representative of the TFT and General Delegate of the Fondation Chirac for the Fight Against Deforestation and Desertification, will present...

A’BOIS Contest Awards Ceremony

The architecture students who won the A'BOIS contest all received their awards on Monday, May 2, 2001 at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture (ENSA) of Versailles. The winning team, very European in its composition, was made up of Natalia Petkova, Ledo Perez Vasquez, and Bernardo Robles Hidalgo, who is currently an Erasmus student in Berlin and Versailles.