Bangladesh: Dingabanga, Kutubdia 1993

Construction destruction and reconstruction

Vulnerability, corruption and climate change may be expressed or denied, and may be exacerbated or assuaged, by construction which may succeed or fail in consequence. Construction sketches includes examples of maintained success and of eventual failure over time.

Publications

  • Some precedents for post-earthquake reconstruction: A bibliography of the work of Adolf Ciborowski

    2010
    RADIX
  • The Algerian earthquakes of May 2003: Some precedents for reconstruction

    2003
    RADIX
  • Lugs, stubs, brackets, clamps, and dowels - and bolts into the concrete: Window fixings at the Bauhaus

    2003
    DOCOMOMO Journal 28
    pp 83-93 March
    DOCOMOMO International Secretariat, Paris
  • Housing construction in earthquake-prone places: Perspectives, priorities and projections for development

    2003
    Australian Journal of Disaster Management
    18/2 May
  • Why do Schools and Hospitals Collapse in Earthquakes ?

    2003
    Exchange; UN Chronicle No 3 2003
    p49
    with Ben Wisner
  • Improved building construction ? Knowing versus doing

    2001
    RADIX - Knowing versus doing
  • How does the bolt get into the concrete ? Fixing in the frame; from Bauhaus to Bangladesh

    2000
    DOCOMOMO Journal 23
    pp43-50 August
    Delft University of Technology
  • Cyclone-resistant domestic construction in Bangladesh

    1999
    Implementing Hazard-resistant Housing
    (pp 29-38)
    Proceedings of the First International Housing and Hazards Workshop, Dhaka, 1996, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET)/Housing & Hazards Group, University of Exeter
    (with Malcolm P Chisholm), Hodgson, R L P; Salek, M S; Choudhury, J R: Eds
  • Disasters, conflict and recovery: What kind of development for sustainability and vulnerability reduction?

    1994
    Reconstruction After Disaster: The State of the Art
    Centre for Architectural Research Overseas (CARDO), School of Architecture, University of Newcastle.
  • Building for Global Warming: Design for climate change

    1993
    Architects' Journal 197/24
    p54-55 16 June

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