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Work september 5, 2013

Walkway Disguised As Blue Sky Recreates A Building-Free City [Pics]

Camouflaged bridge offers new options for urban industrial design.

Retail december 11, 2012

Post-Quake, New Zealand Uses Shipping ContainersTo Rebuild Retail

After its community was hit by a giant earthquake, Christchurch, New Zealand looked for more temporary yet still effective building practices.

Syndicated november 28, 2012

PechaKucha In Charity Mode & Public Housing In Oshika

In our daily stroll through the PK archive we discover a presentation on how rebuilding is being undertaken after the devastating earthquake in Japan.

Syndicated november 27, 2012

Raising Funds For Construction Of The "Core House"

In our daily stroll through the PechaKucha archive we discover a presentation on how to build small cheap houses, that can then be added onto, making larger structures.

Arts & Culture july 3, 2012

The Art Of Photographing Water & Post-Earthquake Christchurch [PechaKucha]

The international design hub shares the best technique for artistically capturing our natural resources and inspiration from disaster ravaged landscapes.

Innovation april 25, 2012

Reusable Shopping Bag Doubles As Emergency Helmet [Video]

In a natural disaster, you might see people putting on these eco-friendly totes.

Arts & Culture april 18, 2012

New Zealand Builds A Cathedral Made Entirely Of Cardboard

New Zealand's Anglican church will build the temporary structure as it works on a permanent replacement.

Work march 2, 2012

Earthquake Airbags Levitate Houses To Safety

The protection mechanism triggered by seismic activity lifts homes up to protect them from damage.

october 3, 2011

Japanese 'Noah's Ark' Disaster Capsule Holds Four Adults And Floats [Headlines]

This emergency fiberglass shelter, to be used in the case of another massive tsunami, is equipped with a lookout window and breathing holes.

Luxury september 14, 2011

Toyota Makes Prius A Priority In Fight To Climb Back [Headlines]

After the earthquake in Japan devastated many of Toyota's suppliers, the company has decided to prioritize Prius production.

Advertising september 6, 2011

Hip Hop Star Explores The Aftermath Of Japan's Earthquake Disaster [Video]

Palladium hires Pharrell Williams to star in Tokyo Rising, a short documentary on the aftermath of Japan's earthquake and tsunami disaster.

Mobile august 23, 2011

Apple's iOS 5 For Japan To Come With Earthquake Alert Feature [Headlines]

Apple knows how to cater to its market. The iOS5 for Japan, one of the most earth-quake-prone countries in the world, is to come with an early earthquake warning feature.

Work july 25, 2011

Monocolumn: Japan To Consider Geothermal Energy But Won't Sacrifice Hot Springs

In today's column from luxury magazine, Monocle, we learn that Japan is looking at geothermal energy, as a way to power the nation, but businesses in the hot spring industry fear it would deplete their sources.

Innovation june 24, 2011

Monocolumn: Japan Tries To Keep Its Cool

In this week's column from Monocle Magazine, we learn about Japan's power-saving workplace initiatives in the wake of the Fukushima disaster.


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