Impact

  • Improving the built environment with everything but buildings

    Improving the built environment with everything but buildings

    AS ARCHITECTS, IT IS ALMOST NATURAL FOR US TO MEASURE SUCCESS IN TERMS OF BUILDINGS. BUT AT SOME POINT, WE SHOULD TAKE THE TIME TO ADMIRE THE INVISIBLE THINGS WHICH NONETHELESS REQUIRED CAREFUL DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION. In a....
    Mar 2015
  • Earthquake preparedness retrofitting fire stations and rebuilding them

    Earthquake preparedness retrofitting fire stations and rebuilding them

    FIREHOUSES ARE ESSENTIAL PUBLIC FACILITIES THAT MUST REMAIN STANDING POST- EARTHQUAKES AND FIRE DISASTER EVENTS AND SHOULD BE FUNCTIONAL FOR POST-DISASTER OPERATIONS. Earthquakes, by nature, are unpredictable. When and w....
    Mar 2015
  • On Exits and Emergencies

    On Exits and Emergencies

    I AM NOT EVEN REMOTELY RELATED TO ENGINEERING AND STRUCTURAL DESIGN AS FAR AS MY VOCATION IS CONCERNED, BUT IT DOESN’T TAKE A GENIUS TO ANTICIPATE THE LOSS A NATURAL DISASTER LIKE AN EARTHQUAKE COULD BRING TO A PLACE WHERE THE PRESE....
    Feb 2015

Spaces Highlight Oct 2014
vol 10 No. 10