Zosia Gontarz 7 1/2 yrs old and Alexander Gontarz 11yrs old are the children of architect Mariusz Gontarz and students of Forest Hill Public School. Their posters were a part of school projects called Who Is NOBODY?, focused on good deeds.
We must help foster awareness in future generations. They will be stuck with cleaning up after us— Mariusz Gontarz, architect
Mariusz says: “Architects should make kids aware of the world we live in, a world created by adults, some of them architects. To clean up the mess we’ve made (up to 49% of the waste stream comes from the building trade according to Metropolis magazine), we must help foster awareness in future generations. They will be stuck with cleaning up after us.”
This article was published in the Perspectives magazine in the Spring 2005 issue.