[GSBN] Kiko Thébaud Nomination
billc at greenbuilder.com
Sun Aug 22 14:27:50 CDT 2010
Kiko has been added to GSBN.
At 12:10 PM -0700 8/22/10, Darcey Donovan wrote:
>Dear straw bale friends,
>I would like to nominate Kiko Thébaud to the
>GSBN list. Kiko is a Haitian-American architect
>who has been in discussion with me/PAKSBAB
>regarding a straw bale house project in Haiti.
>Kiko was born and raised in Port-au-Prince,
>Haiti. Prior to coming to the United States for
>his university education, he was involved in the
>building industry in Haiti with a focus on the
>construction of low cost housing. Kiko has over
>twenty-two years of experience as an architect,
>during which time he has worked for nationally
>recognized architecture and urban design firms
>in the Boston area and on his own projects. In
>1994, he established Atelier Thébaud, a design
>firm with experience primarily in residential
>projects along with some commercial buildings.
>In 2001, his awareness of, and concern for the
>building industry's impact on the environment
>led him to conduct research toward more
>sustainable and passive energy methods of
>construction with a view to introducing these
>methods to Haiti among other countries. Kiko
>holds a Master of Architecture in Urban Design
>from Harvard University, and a Bachelor of
>Architecture from the Boston Architectural
>I believe Kiko's membership in the GSBN would
>greatly benefit the project in Haiti and that he
>would be a thoughtful contributor to this list.
>His email address is
><mailto:kikothebaud at gmail.com>kikothebaud at gmail.com.
>Darcey Donovan, P.E., C.E.O.
>Pakistan Straw Bale and Appropriate Building (PAKSBAB)
>P.O. Box 1083
>Truckee, CA 96160 USA
>(530) 902-5516 cell
>(530) 582-4965 fax
><mailto:ecoengr at sbcglobal.net>darcey at paksbab.org
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