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  1. Sustainable Housing Reconstruction

    Designing resilient housing after natural disasters

    By Esther Charlesworth, Iftekhar Ahmed

    Through 12 case studies from Australia, Bangladesh, Haiti, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and the USA, this book focuses on the housing reconstruction process after an earthquake, tsunami, cyclone, flood or fire. Design of post-disaster housing is not simply replacing the destroyed house but, as these case...

    To Be Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Humanitarian Architecture

    15 stories of architects working after disaster

    By Esther Charlesworth

    Never has the demand been so urgent for architects to respond to the design and planning challenges of rebuilding post-disaster sites and cities. In 2011, more people were displaced by natural disasters (42 million) than by wars and armed conflicts. And yet the number of architects equipped to deal...

    Published June 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The EcoEdge

    Urgent Design Challenges in Building Sustainable Cities

    Edited by Esther Charlesworth, Rob Adams

    Presenting diverse case studies of contemporary sustainable urban practice from Europe, Africa, India, South America, the USA and Australia, this book offers the reader a fantastic wealth of practical material from a range of internationally renowned authors. Each practical case study has...

    Published February 16th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Architects Without Frontiers

    By Esther Charlesworth

    From the targeted demolition of Mostar’s Stari-Most Bridge in 1993 to the physical and social havoc caused by the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami, the history of cities is often a history of destruction and reconstruction. But what political and aesthetic criteria should guide us in the rebuilding of...

    Published September 10th 2006 by Routledge

  5. City Edge

    By Esther Charlesworth

    This series of essays outlines a number of case studies from Europe, North America, Australia and Asia and provides first hand accounts of the experiences that planners, architects and politicians have had in reshaping cities. These insights provide a pragmatic assessment of the challenges and...

    Published February 16th 2005 by Routledge

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