Tsunami House Living Room

In order to be better prepared for disasters, primarily focused on resistance to tsunamis, the resistance disaster house was designed to safeguard families living in vulnerable coastal areas in Japan. This resistance disaster house design was designed to resist disaster and to provide shelter from natural disasters. This Tsunami house resistance design is located in […]

Tsunami Warning Systems

An early warning system already exists in the Pacific Ocean and one is currently being installed in the Indian Ocean after the devastating Tsunami hit South East Asia in 2004. There are different methods enabling to prediction: Although seismic gauges can detect the earthquakes and volcanic eruptions that cause a tsunami, they are not suitable […]

Designer for Asia

A small design agency from Germany has initiated the project Designer for Asia. They asked graphic designers from all around the world to each contribute their part to the design of a huge poster on the theme of the tsunami in South East Asia on 26/12/2004. The single parts which needed to have a content […]

Designed To Help …

British graphic designer firm, iLovedust and their German partner, Die Gestalten have arranged Designed To Help, a book of graphic artwork that will donate sales to Tsunami relief. In the aftermath of the Southeast Asian Tsunami 26/12/04, the two initiators distributed a request to design agencies around the world to hand in graphic designs, illustrations […]

Constructing mud sea walls

The Indian Andaman and Nicobar islands were amongst the locations hit worst by the devastating Tsunami in South East Asia on 26/12/2004. To protect them from further flooding, the administration has initiated the construction of mud walls in the sea. The intention is to create the sea walls so that they will not only protect […]

SafeRhouse

A team of designers from the MIT and the GSD, and the humanitarian NGO Prajnopaya, have developed and built a construction concept for family houses that are resistant to the impact of the force of a tsunami. The analysis of the remains of houses devastated by the Tsunami revealed that while roofs had disappeared, a […]

Life Saving Debris

The question of how to respond to the impact of flooding, was the focus at “Sustainable Design Week“, concerned with “Design for Disaster” in 2005, at the “Design Academy Eindhoven“, the Netherlands. An idea of how to transform dangerous debris into a life saving object was developed: The everyday object, a bench, can be manipulated […]

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