Rebuilding After Disasters

Rebuilding After Disasters

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Disasters are not natural. Natural events such as earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, etc. become disasters because of the fragile relations that exist between the natural, human and built environments. Sadly, major disasters will always occur in towns and cities in the developing world where resources are limited, people are vulnerable and needs are particularly great. The prevailing state of emergency challenges thoughtful and sustainable planning and construction. Yet it is possible, in theory and in practice, to construct them in a way that provides a sustainable environment and improved conditions for current and future generations. Rebuilding After Disasters emphasizes the role of the built environment in the re-establishment of lives and sustainable livelihoods after disasters. Expert contributors explain the principal challenges facing professionals and practitioners in the building industry. This book will be of great value to decision makers, students and researchers in the fields of architecture, social sciences, engineering, planning, geography, and disaster recovery.11 1 10 11 12 13 14 differences as the data for house design). In VII international building and life congress: culture and space, 25a€“30 April, Bursa. Bursa Branch ... Attachment to place and the urban rural dichotomy in Sri Lanka in Architexts.


Title:Rebuilding After Disasters
Author: Gonzalo Lizarralde, Cassidy Johnson, Colin Davidson
Publisher:Routledge - 2009-09-10
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