Floored for Good


It’s rare that any of us will own a Zaha Hadid or Frank Gehry building – but for a great cause, the famous architects have worked their magic in a more attainable format. Chicago-based organization Arzu Studio Hope recruited Hadid, Gehry, Michael Graves and others to design beautiful rugs, which are then expertly woven by Afghani women. The organization’s mission is to improve the lives of Afghan women and children, through a model of social entrepreneurship, while also implementing programs improving access to food, water, shelter, education, etc.