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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https://www.archdaily.com/453969/the-challenges-of-post-disaster-design Katherine Allen
00:00 - 8 November, 2011
LocationLiljeholmen, Stockholm urban area, Sweden
https://www.archdaily.com/181597/stockholms-stadsmissions-skola-codesign Christopher Henry