earthquake

Retail Lush Cosmetics Is Helping To Support Cotton Farmers In Fukushima

The cosmetics retailer is providing much-needed income in this now-marginalized area of Japan

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

Camouflaged bridge offers new options for urban industrial design.

Design 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.

Home 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 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.

Syndicated 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 Reusable Shopping Bag Doubles As Emergency Helmet [Video]

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

Design 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.

Home Earthquake Airbags Levitate Houses To Safety

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

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 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 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.

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 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.