11.315[J] Disaster Resilient Design

Class Info

Seminar examines the linkages between natural hazards and environmental design. Engages theoretical debates about landscapes of risk, vulnerability, and resilience. Participants generate proposals for disaster resilience through combinations of retrofit, reconstruction, resettlement, commemorative, and anticipatory design. Methods include rapid bibliographic search, risk analysis, landscape synthesis, and comparative international methods. Projects vary and may focus on current crises or involve collaboration with the Aga Khan Development Network and other humanitarian organizations. Limited to 15.

This class has no prerequisites.

11.315[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by J. Wescoat.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

In the Fall 2013 Subject Evaluations, 11.315[J] was rated 6.0 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the Disaster Resilient Design site.

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