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Roots & Wings Computer Lab

The Global Studio is working with Roots & Wings International to assist with the visualization of a new computer training center in the village of Pasac, Guatemala. Roots & Wings is currently working on securing funding for a new building which will house a computer resource lab and local offices.

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SIDAREC set to begin construction!

After months and months of waiting, the day we've been building toward is here.


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TGS featured in AIA Seattle's Forum Magazine

The Global Studio and its recent work is featured in AIA Seattle's quarterly Forum Magazine. Geoff Piper raising the roof on a composting toilet in Nicaragua made the cover of this Winter 2008/2009 issue. Click the cover image below to download the entire publication.

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TGS in the news...

The Global Studio was featured in Seattle Times' Pacific Northwest Magazine on Sunday, March 8th for our design work with underserved communities in Kenya and Nicaragua.

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SIDAREC Community Youth Technology Center Schematic Design

After two trips to Kenya and many late nights following, The Global Studio has completed the schematic design for SIDAREC's new Mukuru community resource center.

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Getting the Community Involved

On Saturday, Oct. 11th, we conducted a series of community workshop exercises to get the youth that use the SIDAREC community center involved in the design of their new center. The exercises were designed to allow us to better understand their priorities and sense of space. We called the exercises "Post-It Mapping," "Building with Program Blocks," and "Tech Trading."

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Headed back to .....