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Brad Pitt and the leaders of his non-profit organisation, Make It Right, are considering legal action over claims rotting wood was supplied to rebuild homes in New Orleans, Louisiana in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. The Inglourious Basterds star founded the group to aid in the environmentally friendly rebuilding of the city’s Lower 9th Ward […]

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Actor Brad Pitt’s Make It Right Foundation, which has built 100 energy-efficient new homes in the Hurricane Katrina-ravaged Lower 9th Ward, is considering legal action against the manufacturer of an innovative glass-infused wood that was used in some of the homes’ outdoor steps and front porches. The wood has begun rotting, despite being guaranteed for […]

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The management of Make It Right, actor Brad Pitt’s post-flood architecture development in the Lower Ninth Ward, will hold a second Hollywood-style benefit gala in New Orleans on May 17, 2014. Make It Right, which began in 2007, has produced 100 homes for former neighborhood residents, designed by some of the world’s finest architects, including […]

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Brad Pitt’s organization Make It Right is debuting the transformation of a rundown vacant metro school into new affordable housing in the urban core. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held this weekend for the former Bancroft Elementary School, but they gave an early behind-the-scenes look at the redevelopment. Kansas City, MO, Mayor Sly James and […]

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Brad Pitt has teamed up with a team of architects to create a storm-resistant home in Queens. The 49-year-old actor’s “Make it Right” charity will build a $50,000 house in the area, which was ravaged by Hurricane Sandy last October. The house of choice, called Resilient House, was the winner in a design competition courtesy […]

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Aug 05
Paint What Matters

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Nonprofits like Brad Pitt’s Make It Right Foundation are benefiting from the power of millions of engaged Web surfers. When Samuel L. Jackson was looking to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association, he turned to to create a sticky message. In a bid to lift the “Please give” plea above the din, the website […]

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Sep 02
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• x022 BOOKS > In Times of Architecture Need. This is a fascinating book about the rebuilding of New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward with Make It Right. Brad provided an inspiring foreword. Please give credit. PS. I know there have not been many updates here, but that is only because I do not post everything […]