June 6, 2018
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-27 - Publisher: Routledge
Never has the demand been so urgent for architects to respond to the design and planning challenges of rebuilding post-disaster sites and cities. In 2011, more people were displaced by natural disasters (42 million) than by wars and armed conflicts. And yet the number of architects equipped to deal with
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher:
Subject: "Beyond Shelter presents 25 reports from the field written by a wide array of experts who are on the frontlines of disaster prevention and recovery around the world. Together, these stories illustrate new ways of thinking, and show how architects have a leading role to play"--Back cover.
Sustainable Housing Reconstruction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-05 - Publisher: Routledge
Through 12 case studies from Australia, Bangladesh, Haiti, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and the USA, this book focuses on the housing reconstruction process after an earthquake, tsunami, cyclone, flood or fire. Design of post-disaster housing is not simply replacing the destroyed house but, as these case studies highlight, a means to
Small Scale, Big Change
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: The Museum of Modern Art
Focusing on designing and building in underserved communities around the globe, 'Small Scale, Big Change', expresses a desire for social change and a belief in the social responsibility of architecture.
Design Like You Give a Damn
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher:
Citing a harrowing lack of adequate shelter and utilities for nearly half the planet's population, a compendium of innovative architectural projects from around the world features more than 80 ideas designed to address specific urgent needs in desperately underprivileged areas.