April 7, 2022

Boston Society for Architecture interviews Chana

The Boston Society for Architecture interviewed Chana along with 4 other recipients of the AIA Young Architects Award. Chana discussed our critical mission at APB to serve a broad public and shared what she’s working on now and what’s next. Read the article here.

“Architecture for Public Benefit introduces a new model of practice in order to reach a broader public. We partner with nonprofits and mission-driven organizations and solve their unique challenges by thinking creatively about the funding and fee structure. There is also incredible alignment throughout the design process because the projects are all founded on and fueled by a shared vision.”

March 17, 2022

Chana Wins AIA Young Architects Award

Architecture for Public Benefit’s founder, Chana Haouzi AIA, has been awarded a 2022 AIA Young Architects Award! The award is given by the American Institute of Architects and it recognizes individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and made significant contributions to the architecture profession early in their careers.

"As a licensed architect, Chana Haouzi, AIA, is driven by a sense of responsibility, recognizing that good design holds the potential to address many of society’s issues, transform communities, and change lives. Throughout her career, Haouzi has distinguished herself as a versatile and immensely talented architect as well as a leader with a clear and distinct vision. Her work spans the public and private sectors and, through innovative design solutions, bolsters the built environment and advances architectural education."

Read more about the award here.

July 14, 2021

Northeastern promotes Chana to Associate Teaching Professor of Design for Environmental Justice and Public Good in the Built Environment

Chana joined Northeastern University’s faculty in 2014 and has taught a wide range of the core curriculum, including foundational design, representation, and urban design studios. In her new role, Chana will serve as Associate Teaching Professor of Design for Environmental Justice and Public Good in the Built Environment. Chana looks forward to delivering innovative courses that promote socially engaged and inclusive design practices and leverage the students' incredible enthusiasm to make a difference in their community.