Rebuilding Urban Places After Disaster: Lessons from Hurricane Katrina
Eugenie L. Birch and Susan M. Wachter, Editors
416 pages | 7 x 10 | 8 color, 60 b/w illus.
Paper 2006 | ISBN 0-8122-1980-5 | $34.95 | £23.00
A volume in the City in the Twenty-First Century series
This volume examines the rebuilding of cities and their environs after a disaster and focuses on four major issues: making cities less vulnerable to disaster, reestablishing economic viability, responding to the permanent needs of the displaced, and recreating a sense of place.
Planetizen.com listed Rebuilding Urban Places After Disaster: Lessons from Hurricane Katrina among its Top 10 Planning Books of the Year, calling the new book "an insightful tool for understanding the implications of this and other disasters on the field of planning."
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