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The Challenges of Post-Disaster Design

The Challenges of Post-Disaster Design
The Challenges of Post-Disaster Design, Courtesy of Flickr User mansunides
Courtesy of Flickr User mansunides

In the wake of the destruction of Typhoon Haiyan, architects were asking: "couldn't we have avoided this?" Technically, yes. But while the opportunity to build better exists, such measures are often expensive - and in poverty-stricken areas like the Philippines - cost-prohibitive. A recently published article by Carey Dunne on Co.Design breaks down why disaster-proof construction is such a complex challenge. 

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Katherine Allen
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Cite: Katherine Allen. "The Challenges of Post-Disaster Design" 05 Dec 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/453969/the-challenges-of-post-disaster-design/> ISSN 0719-8884
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