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The Japanese Tsunami - 3 Years Later

The Japanese Tsunami - 3 Years Later
The Japanese Tsunami - 3 Years Later, Onagawa after the Tsunami. Image © Flickr CC User inunami
Onagawa after the Tsunami. Image © Flickr CC User inunami

Almost 3 years after the earthquake and tsunami that devastated the North-East coastline of Japan, this article on Arcspace examines the current - unsettling - state of rebuilding in the Tōhoku region. According to former residents and architects working for Architecture for Humanity, plans neither address what the people want nor sufficiently provide protection in the event of a similar disaster. Furthermore, with Japan now preparing for the 2020 Olympics, it seems the Tōhoku region is being neglected. Read more on the story here.

Cite: Rory Stott. "The Japanese Tsunami - 3 Years Later" 31 Jan 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/472469/the-japanese-tsunami-3-years-later/> ISSN 0719-8884