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Title Beyond shelter : architecture and human dignity / edited by Marie J. Aquilino

Publ Info New York, N.Y. : Metropolis Books, 2010
Available through D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers
 RWU Arch  ARCH NA2543.S6 B49 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript 303 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
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Note Includes bibliographical references
Contents Introduction : The architecture of risk / Victoria L. Harris -- Part 1. Architecture after disaster : Learning from Aceh / Andrea Fitrianto -- Beyond shelter in the Solomon Islands / Andrea Nield -- News from the Teardrop Island / Sandra D'Urzo -- From transitional to permanent shelter: invaluable partnerships in Peru / International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies -- Part 2. What should governments do? : When people are involved / Thiruppugazh Venkatachalam -- Citizen architects in India / Rupal and Rajendra Desai -- What about out cities?: Rebuilding Muzaffarabad / Maggie Stephenson, Sheikh Ahsan Ahmed, and Zahid Amin -- Part 3. Urban risk and recovery : Below the sill plate: New Orleans East struggles to recover / Deborah Gans with James Dart -- Slumlifting: an informal toolbox for a new architecture / Alfredo Brillembourg and Hubert Klumpner -- Sustainable communities: avoiding disaster in the informal city / Arlene Lusterio -- Camouflaging disaster: 60 linear miles of local transborder urban conflict / Teddy Cruz -- Cultural heritage and disaster mitigation: a new alliance / Rohit Jigyasu -- Part 4. Environmental resilience : Green recovery / Anita van Breda and Brittany Smith -- The home as the world: Tamil Nadu / Jennifer E. Duyne Barenstein -- Design as mitigation in the Himalayas / Francesca Galeazzi -- On beauty, architecture, and crisis: the Salem Centre for Cardiac Surgery in Sudan / Raul Pantaleo -- Part 5. Teaching as strategic action : Cultivation resilience: the BaSiC Initiative / Sergio Palleroni -- Studio 804 in Greensburg, Kansas / Don Rockhill and Jenny Kivett -- Sustainable knowledge and internet technology / Mehran Gharaati, Kimon Onuma, and Guy Fimmers -- Part 6. Is prevention possible? : More to lose: the paradox of vulnerability / John Norton and Guillaume Chantry -- Building peace across African frontiers / Robin Cross and Naomi Handa Williams -- Haiti 2010: reports from the field / Marie J. Aquilino -- Afterword : Open letter to architects, engineers, and urbanists / Patrick Coulombel
Note Twenty-five reports from the field by leaders of architecture and engineering firms, non-profits, research centers, and international agencies, on disaster prevention and sustainable recovery efforts in urban and rural locales around the world
LC subject Architecture and society
Common good
Disaster relief
Natural disasters
Emergency management
Add Author Aquilino, Marie Jeannine, 1958-
Alt Title Architecture and human dignity
ISBN 9781935202479