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Not Just Four Walls And A Roof - Samudra Magazine

February 28, 2005, 6:30:00 PM

The 9.3 magnitude earthquake/tsunami that streamed along the Indian Ocean on the 26th of December, 2004, had the whole of the east coast of India trembling. Houses and settlements along the coast-line crumbled and shattered, collapsing down the wet coasts in pieces.

Benny Kuriakose sheds some thoughts on the reconstruction and redesigning of the houses and settlements in the wake of the unpredicted natural disaster. “Disaster relief architecture and strategy,” “house reconstruction schemes” are some of the topics covered in this article.

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