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About the Author
Jenny Donovan is the principal of the urban design practice Inclusive Design and has a particular interest in designing to address social exclusion and creating environments within which people can thrive. Her insights draw from her work in post-war and postdisaster situations in Kosovo, Sri Lanka and Ethiopia, and studies in Australia, Northern Ireland, New York, Montserrat and elsewhere.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements Chapter 1: Introduction About this book The relationship between people and place Providing for human habitat The focus on cities Urban design Understanding disasters Why is responding to disasters an important and growing issue? Chapter 2: The high cost of living The changed relationship between people and place Emotional/psychological effects The fuzzy edges of disasters Loss of potential The implications for planning and urban design The silver lining – the positive effects of disasters Chapter 3: Recovering from disasterThe timeline of disaster recovery Factors that influence the healing process Resilience and adaptive capacity Resilience and social capital UncertaintyDivision and reconciliation Unintended consequences Displacement Disasters and echo disasters Hope – light at the end of the tunnel or an oncoming train? Chapter 4: Sixteen acres in ManhattanBackground The impacts of the disaster Community responses Deciding the future of the site The memorial garden The museum Observations about the process Observations about the design Conclusions Chapter 5: Rebuilding political, social and human capital on MontserratTimeline of disaster The impact of the disaster on the community Responding to the crisis Rehousing the displaced people Conclusions Chapter 6: Building bridges out of flags, murals, a prison and a shopping centre in BelfastBackground Progressive space and regressive space Housing issues Putting the divisions into perspective Overcoming the legacy of the Troubles Belfast Flags of Hope The Re-imaging Communities program Mary McKee – putting the jigsaw together SLIG and the Stewartstown Road Regeneration Project Chapter 7: Providing hope for children in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Addis Ababa Hope for Children projects Hope for Children Village Fast food outlet and village green School of St Yared Chapter 8: Giving new meaning to a tsunami-devastated beach, Hambantota, Sri LankaGoal Objectives Hambantota Beach Park The Beach Concept Plan The proposals Outcomes Understanding local ways of getting things done Chapter 9: Loss and identity, rebuilding communities and buildings after the Victorian bush fires Kinglake and Marysville The conditions leading up to Black Saturday The fire The aftermath The responses Max Ginn – temporary villages Rebuilding advisorsRebuilding Advisory Centres Narbethong Community Hall El Kanah Memorials Experiences of the recovery Conclusions Chapter 10: Designing to healWho is responsible for ‘designing to heal’? Who are we designing for? Time The balance of factors that encourage or discourage community life Efficiency Build back better Planning to heal Typical ‘designing to heal’ process Chapter 11: The characteristics of places that are designed to healProviding opportunity Places that invite occupation Resonance Polyvalence Flexibility Connectivity Reassurance Lessons learnt References Appendix 1: Interview with Tony McHugh: facilitating the healing process Appendix 2: Murrindindi Shire memorials guidelines Index