Around the globe, groundbreaking work is being done by small teams of architects, helping communities to rebuild and recover from disaster. In the last decade, 200 million people have been hit by natural disasters and hazards, 98% in the developing world, where billions of dollars in aid are devoured annually. The book features 20 illustrated reports from the field. New ways of thinking are demanded and architects have a leading role to play. Beyond Shelter: Architecture and Human Dignity is a call to action.
Edited by Marie J. Aquilino. With texts by Sheikh Ahsan Ahmed, Zahid Amin, Marie J. Aquilino, Jennifer E. Duyne Barestein, Alfredo Brillembourg, Guillaume Chantry, Patrick Coulombel, Robin Cross, Teddy Cruz, James Dart, Rajedra and Rupal Desai, Sandra D'Urzo, Guy Fimmers, Andrea Fitrianto, Francesca Galeazzi, Deborah Gans, Mehran Gharaati, Victoria L. Harris, Rohit Jigyasu, Jenny Kivett, Hubert Klumpner, Arlene Lusterio, Andrea Nield, John Norton, Kimon Onuma, Sergio Palleroni, Raul Pantaleo, Dan Rockhill, Brittany Smith, Maggie Stephenson, Anita Van Breda, Thiruppugazh Venkatachalam, Naomi Handa Williams. Paperback. 304 pages.