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An architect redesigns humanity | Jai Mexis | TEDxUniversityoftheAegean
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Added Aug 4, 2016
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Ο Τζέι Μέξης είναι ο ιδρυτής της Odyssea, μιας οργάνωσης με βασική ιδέα την μεταποίηση σωσιβίων και βαρκών, σε νέα χρηστικά αντικείμενα από τις προσφυγικές ροές. Με εξειδίκευση στην ανθρωπιστική αρχιτεκτονική και προσανατολισμένος στην προσφυγική κρίση, δεν σταματάει τις αλλεπάλληλες εθελοντικές αποστολές. Στην ομιλία του, λοιπόν παραθέτει τον εθελοντισμό ως βιώσιμο μοντέλο στον εργασιακό τομέα, για τους νέους στην Ελλάδα.

Jay Mexis is the founder of Odyssea, an organization whose the basic idea is the process of jackets and boats from refugee flows, to new utilitarian objects . He specialized in humanitarian architecture and and now he is orientated in refugee crisis, without stopping voluntary missions. In his speech, lists the sector of volunteering as a viable model in workplace, for young population in Greece.

Jai Mexis grew up in India from where he got his strange name for a Greek. He studied architecture as a scholarship student in breathtaking but rainy Scotland, and specialized in the Humanitarian architecture, grace in which his diploma was awarded. Shortly he decided to return to Greece and open an architectural office, and when the refugee crisis erupts in Lesvos, he starts to make repeated voluntary missions. He soon founded the ‘Odyssea’ organization, which first project is the processing of garbage from refugee flows (boats and life jackets) in new utilitarian objects for refugees and creating new jobs for locals.

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