Architecture for Humanity
As urban planners and architects it is our responsibility to build for environmental disasters. Yes, this may sound like a difficult task to build for one, but what is even more difficult is the aftermath of a city after severe devastation. In early 2010, Haiti was unfortunately faced with the an earthquake with 7.0 magnitude on the Richter scale.
As designers we must plan for the natural elements but, also plan for the aftermath of these terrible events. Cameron Sinclair, an architect and also co founder of the ever optimistic Architecture for Humanity has set out to rebuild, reconstruct and redefine Haiti in its aftermath. Read the full article here.
Amna Khan, VERTICES Intern, Green.Sprawl@vertices.com