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Author Charlesworth, Esther

Title Humanitarian Architecture : 15 stories of architects working after disaster
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014
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Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; FOREWORD; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION A world of disasters: The rise and rise of humanitarian architecture; PART ONE PRIVATE PRACTICE-BASED HUMANITARIAN ARCHITECTS; SHIGERU BAN VOLUNTARY ARCHITECTS' NETWORK, JAPAN; HSIEH YING CHUN ATELIER 3, TAIWAN; MICHAEL MURPHY MASS DESIGN GROUP, USA; PAUL PHOLEROS HEALTHABITAT, AUSTRALIA; PATAMA ROONRAKWIT COMMUNITY ARCHITECTS FOR SHELTER AND ENVIRONMENT, THAILAND; PART TWO UNIVERSITY-BASED HUMANITARIAN ARCHITECTS; NATHANIEL CORUM ARCHITECTURE FOR HUMANITY, USA
ANNA WACHTMEISTER CORDAID, THE NETHERLANDSEPILOGUE; Putting the public in design; Architecture as service; Sending out an SOS; HUMANITARIAN AGENCIES AND PEOPLE; INDEX
David perkes gulf coast community design studio, usapart three ngo- and international development-based humanitarian architects; lizzie babister department of international development, uk; eric cesal architecture for humanity, japan; sandra d'urzo international federation of the red cross and red crescent societies, switzerland; brett moore world vision international, australia; graham saunders international federation of the red cross and red crescent societies, switzerland; kirtee shah ahmedabad study action group, india; maggie stephenson un-habitat, haiti
Summary 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 rebuilding the aftermath of these floods, fires, earthquake, typhoons and tsunamis is chronically short. This book documents and analyses the expanding role for architects in designing projects for communities after the event of a natural disaster. The fifteen case studies featured in
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Subject Architects -- Interviews.
Architectural practice -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Architecture -- Human factors.
Humanitarian assistance.
Natural disasters.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1317690796 (electronic bk.)
9781317690795 (electronic bk.)