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Tsunami box

Author: Gerald Melling
Publisher: Wellington, N.Z. : Freerange Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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Tsunami Box tells the story of an architectural journey into the heady tropics of emergency housing in Sri Lanka, following the asian tsunami of 2004. With tenacious commitment, an eye for detail, and a reckless sense of humour, architect and author Gerald Melling launches fundamental ideas about architecture onto the troubled waters of post-tsunami re-construction and hopes to see them float. They sink, of course,  Read more...
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Melling
ISBN: 9780473164843 0473164841
OCLC Number: 609606798
Notes: "A shorter version of Muddy water first appeared in Architecture New Zealand, March/April 2006"--P. [2].
Description: 119 p. : ill. (some col.), map ; 21 cm.
Contents: Still air --
Muddy water --
Puddling --
Dry land --
Gold ingots --
India hot! --
Turbulence --
Aftershock.
Responsibility: Gerald Melling.

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Tsunami Box tells the story of an architectural journey into the heady tropics of emergency housing in Sri Lanka, following the asian tsunami of 2004. With tenacious commitment, an eye for detail, and a reckless sense of humour, architect and author Gerald Melling launches fundamental ideas about architecture onto the troubled waters of post-tsunami re-construction and hopes to see them float. They sink, of course, but not without a trace.

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