Authors/Contributors

Denise A. Lee

Document Type

Thesis, Senior

Publication Date

Spring 2017

Degree

B. ARCH

Keywords

housing, disaster, emergency, relief, aid, refugee, crisis

Language

English

Disciplines

Architecture

Description/Abstract

“Designers cannot just stand by and watch as the refugee crisis unfolds,” and although architects and designers can’t save the world, through design, we can alleviate consequences of scarcity. It’s not about creating a structure that will withstand the ends of time or endure the most extreme climate, it’s about how to respond in an emergency with the most geographically intelligent prototype that utilizes the utmost importance of on site materials so the bare minimum of an instruction manual or few key tools to offset distribution obstacles. This thesis is aimed to design for the 99 in disaster relief.

Additional Information

Thesis Advisors: Daekwon Park with Francisco Sanin

Source

local input

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

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