Sustainable Housing Reconstruction: Designing Resilient Housing after Disasters
Through case studies from Australia, Bangladesh, Haiti, Sri Lanka, the USA and Vietnam, this new book by Esther Charlesworth and Ifte Ahmed, Sustainable Housing Reconstruction focuses on the housing reconstruction process after natural disasters. Post-disaster housing is shown to be not only about rebuilding destroyed houses, but also building safer homes and a resilient community; the book highlights community involvement and integration with community infrastructure and livelihoods as key elements of effective reconstruction. According to a reviewer, Brett Moore, who has extensive experience in the field as World Vision's Shelter and Reconstruction Advisor, "This detailed and colourful book is essential reading for those involved, covering a range of disasters, typologies and program approaches, putting the interests of affected people at the centre of the debate." (Routledge Press, London, 2015
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Humanitarian Architecture: 15 stories of architects working after disaster
Architects Without Frontiers: War, reconstruction and design responsibility
Divided Cities: Belfast, Beirut, Jerusalem, Mostar, and Nicosia
Co-producing Knowledge for Sustainable Cities: Joining Forces for Change
Fudge, C. and Fien J, chapter 6. Routledge 2015. Routledge
Sustainability Citizenship in Cities: Theory and Process
Fien J. and others, chapters 1 & 3. Routledge 2016. Routledge
Communicating Development with Communities
Creation and Catastrophe
This symposium was held at the RIBA in London on April 7th 2016. PDF report (2MB)
Communication, collaboration and advocacy: a study of participatory action research to address climate change in the Pacific
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, Common Ground Publishing, United States, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 11-33 ISSN: 1835-7156.
In March 2018 this article won a Common Ground International Award for Excellence. It is now available free at CG Scholar
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, Vol. 5 Issue: 2, pp.194-201, Emerald
Beyond anticipation. Designing climate futures
Rogers, J. and Werner, J. 2015, in Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA 2015), Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia Inc, New South Wales, Australia, pp. 493-504 (HERDSA 2015).
The Impact of urban form on disaster resiliency: A case study of Brisbane and Ipswich, Australia
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Neighbourhood Disaster Resilience Index: A validation in the context of Brisbane and Ipswich 2010/2011 floods
Irajifar, L., Sipe, N., Alizadeh. T., 2016, in Proceedings of the State of Australian Cities National Conference, 9-11 December 2015, Gold Coast, Australia.
Resilience Assessment: Recovery of Brisbane Neighbourhood after 2011 floods
Irajifar, L., Alizadeh. T., Sipe, N., 2015, in Proceedings of the 7th International iRec Conference. 6-8 July 2015. University College London, London, UK.
Modeling and visualization of safe areas for locating temporary settlements for affected residents in case of dam failure
Sargolzie, S., Sepasgozar, S., Irajifar, L., Al Jassmi, H., 2014, 14th International conference on construction applications of virtual reality in construction, 2014, Sharjah, UAE.
A stakeholder approach to building community resilience: awareness to implementation
Burnside-Lawry, J. and Carvalho, L. 2016, in International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment, Emerald, United Kingdom, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 4-25 ISSN: 1759-5908.
Collaboration and communication: Building a research agenda and way of working towards community disaster resilience
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Critical reflections in the theory versus practice debates in communication for development training
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, vol. 32, no. 61, pp. 116-134, RMIT Research Repository