As aid and relief supplies reach Haiti to help earthquake victims, attention is focusing on immediate needs such as food, water, medical care and temporary shelter. Shelter plays a critical role in emergency relief as a way not only to protect victims from weather conditions but also to provide a semblance of family and community life amid horrific conditions and collapsed infrastructure.
Dateline Aspen. An on-going report on progress on the six projects developed at the Aspen Design Summit in November 2009.
Five teams of architects, landscape designers, urban planners and artists propose how sites along New York Harbor might prepare for rising sea levels and catastrophic storms.
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Report on the Chulha stove designed by Philips to reduce indoor air pollution in developing countries.