earthquake

Why Design Now?: LA Earthquake: Get Ready Campaign, Preparedness Now


Why? A major earthquake could strike Southern California at any time, causing widespread injury and death, property loss, and disruption of services. Each individual and household must prepare for this disaster. Thats the message of the L.A. Earthquake: Get Ready campaign, organized by Designmatters, at Art Center College of Design.
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Bill's Design Talks: Haiti Panel


Richard Kurin, Under Secretary for History, Art and Culture at the Smithsonian will moderate a discussion with Atim Oton, co-founder of the Black Design News Network, and Amy Wilentz, author and journalist, about the design implications and opportunities arising from disaster relief efforts in Haiti. Among the efforts discussed are the "Haiti Cultural Recovery Project," which focuses on the rescue and safeguard of works of art and culture that were harmed or under threat due to damaged buildings and the plan for new housing in Port-au-Prince.
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The Tangible Earth Project - Professor Shinichi Takemura


I first met Shinichi at the Indaba design conference in Cape Town, South Africa, where his presentation captivated everyone in the audience. I immediately asked him if he would like to be interviewed for Designing Media and he enthusiastically accepted.  
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Design in the Face of Disaster


Design in the Face of Disaster, a discussion on how design can alleviate some of the innumerable problems facing Haiti right now. Watch a video of the program and check out our other past program videos on our video site.
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