This seminar was conceived during the period of the Haiti earthquake, BP oil spill, Indus River flooding, and it was revised after the tsunami in Japan. It asks how can designers and planners contribute to disaster resilience? The field of disaster-resilient design is growing, but gaps remain between the professions of environmental design and hazards mitigation. Few planning and design schools focus on hazards.
Architecture after Disaster: Reliving in Post-disaster Area
Disaster Resilient Design | MIT Architecture
The role of the architect is not really needed in the first 2 phases on 'disaster relief' but crucial in the third. Relief [not needed] 2. Recovery [in partnership with engineers] 3. I am also thinking the same to do my architectural thesis on disaster relief in kerala.
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We are currently in Beta version and updating this search on a regular basis. This August, as hundreds of wildfires darkened the sky above my home in Corte Madera, California , thousands of miles away in Florida, my family braced for wind and flooding as two hurricanes barreled towards the Gulf of Mexico. We all hunkered down, anxiously, as climate change -fueled disasters wreaked havoc. For weeks, the air quality in California was too hazardous for us to open our windows or go outside.
Civil forfeiture was originally created with noble and worthwhile intentions. The goal was to battle against crime and budgetary restrictions at the same time, which is very logical. However, over the years civil forfeiture has been warped, and in many cases causes more harm than good. It is important to understand both the positive and negative aspects of civil forfeiture in order to see the big picture of the situation and be able to stand against the issue as a member of society.