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Mar 23 2021

Humanitarian Architecture

 Why is it Relevant in a Post-Covid World?

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 2019, more people were displaced by natural disasters than by wars and armed conflicts. And yet the number of architects equipped to deal with rebuilding the aftermath of these floods, fires, earthquakes, typhoons, and tsunamis is chronically short.

This webinar will discuss the expanding role of architects in designing projects for communities after a disaster and what is the role of design in a post-covid world.

Moderators –

Professor of Architecture RMIT  + Founder of Architects Without Frontiers (AWF)

President, INHAF


Architect, International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC)

Architect + Chief, Shelter and Settlements Section, UNHCR

Architect, writer, and former Director Architecture for Humanity (AFH)

Architect and Founder of The Anganwadi Project (TAP)