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Beyond shelter : architecture and human dignity

Author: Marie Jeannine Aquilino
Publisher: New York, NY : Metropolis Books : Available through D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, 2010.
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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.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marie Jeannine Aquilino
ISBN: 9781935202479 1935202472
OCLC Number: 692287519
Description: 303 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
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.
Other Titles: Architecture and human dignity
Responsibility: edited by Marie J. Aquilino.

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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.

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