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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 build
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Rebuilding after disasters

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Overview

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 build
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203892572
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/6/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 296
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

Gonzalo Lizarralde is an architect and Director of grif (the IF Research Group) at the Université de Montréal, Canada.

Cassidy Johnson is Lecturer at the Development Planning Unit, University College London and Director of the MSc programme in Building and Urban Design.

Colin Davidson is Emeritus Professor of Architecture, at the Université de Montréal, Canada.

They are the founding members of i-Rec – Information and Research for Reconstruction – an international network of researchers and practitioners involved in post-natural-disaster reconstruction.

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Table of Contents

Preface - Hernado de Soto 1.Rebuilding after Disasters - Gonzalo Lizarralde, Cassidy Johnson and Colin Davidson 2.Post-disaster Low-cost Housing Solutions - Gonzalo Lizarralde 3.Appropriate Technology for Post-disaster Reconstruction - Rohit Jigyasu 4.Planning for Temporary Housing - Cassidy Johnson 5.Multi-actor Arrangements and Project Management - Colin Davidson 6.Stakeholder Participation in Post-disaster Reconstruction Programmes - Isabelle Mamet and James Amdal 7.Surviving the Second Tsunami - Graeme Bristol 8.Who Governs Reconstruction? - Jennifer Duyne Barenstein 9.The Politics of Participation - Alicia Sliwinski 10.User Requirements and Responsible Reconstruction - Nese Dikmen 11.Space and Place after Natural Disasters and Forced Displacement - Roger Zetter and Camillo Boano 12.The Importance of Institutional and Community Resilience in Post-disaster Reconstruction - Lee Bosher 13.From Complexity to Strategic Planning for Sustainable Reconstruction - Gonzalo Lizarralde, Cassidy Johnson and Colin Davidson

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