Once upon a time in France | Nane Alikhanyan

Once upon a time in France | Nane Alikhanyan 1 April 2022 By Nane Vardanyan Photo courtesy of Nane Alikhanyan  3 min read Those who wanderlust will agree that traveling might be costly, but it is worth infinitely more than you spend on it. Meeting new people, observing cultures, experiencing beauty and lifestyles, and tasting…

Architectural Competition for COAF SMART Armavir

Architectural Competition for COAF SMART Armavir 11 March 2022 By Nane Vardanyan 3 min read COAF invites architects from all over the world to participate in an open architectural competition for its second COAF SMART Campus in Armenia’s Armavir region.  Inspired by the success of the first COAF SMART Campus in Lori (2018) as a…

Roads that divide. Roads that connect.

Roads that divide. Roads that connect. 5 March 2022 By Nane Vardanyan Photos by: Knar Babayan 3 min read While the world is building new highways and figuring out ways to avoid traffic jams, proper public transportation remains a yet unachievable human right in the villages of Armenia.  The rural roads connecting villages and towns…

Key highlights of CARC 2021

Key highlights of CARC 2021 5 November 2021 By Nane Vardanyan Photos by: Knar Babayan 5 min read COAF’s 17-years’ on-the-ground experience in the villages of Armenia has become a manual of rural development with a variety of community development projects with their best practices and lessons learned. Our work bears fruit twofold when we…