Temporary or transitional shelters were deployed en masse to Haiti following the magnitude 7.0 earthquake that rattled Port-au-Prince on January 12, 2010.
Dec 31, 2010
In January 2010, Prithula Prosun worked with ABC Associated Builders Ltd. to design and build the first Low Income Flood-proof Technology (LIFT) house in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Dec 31, 2009
In the fall of 1999, a 7.6-magnitude earthquake struck Taiwan, destroying the stacked brick and stone buildings common to the country’s rural areas.
Dec 31, 2008
Years of conflict have forced many of the Karen tribal people living along the Burma-Thai border to seek refuge in Thailand.
Iranian Architect Pouya Khazaeli Parsa wanted his students at Azad University of Tehran to research shelter alternatives for post-disaster situations.
Prompted by the Ready New York emergency preparedness campaign, the competition called on designers to submit an innovative disaster housing recovery plan for a fictitious neighborhood in the event of a catastrophic hurricane.
Whatever was not destroyed by the impact of the rushing torrent was rendered unsalvageable by sitting under water during the many days that it took for the concave ground to be drained.
Dec 31, 2007
Some of the Gulf Coast’s first reconstruction efforts after Hurricane Katrina took place in the hard-hit town of DeLisle, Mississippi.
Dec 31, 2006
It sought to prevent floods and riverbank erosion with the Alluvial Sponge Comb, a configuration of polyvinylchloride (PVC) bladders filled with super-absorbent polymers like those used in diapers.
Dec 31, 2005
A brightly colored cottage, 300 square feet in size, was dwarfed by the huge model homes at the 2006 International Builders Show in Orlando, Florida.
The Biloxi Model Home Program was created to assist residents of Biloxi, Mississippi, in meeting the challenges of rebuilding their community after Hurricane Katrina.
Dec 1, 2005
The Rector Street Pedestrian Bridge was one of the first infrastructural elements built near the former World Trade Center after the events of September 11, 2001.
Dec 31, 2002
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