At the Pecha Kucha event AWRcompetitions announces: 3 STEPS AGAINST DISASTER : first stage of the international ideas competitions of emergency architecture. Architects, Designers and Students around the world, with passion and creativity, can deal with this sensitive issue.
Until now, the TSUNAMI devastated more than 10 countries worldwide. Among these, JAPAN is the nation most affected, with 4 waves generated by earthquakes with a magnitude of more than 6.5.
The first step proposed the design of a element "LIFE-SAVING" designed to be used during the Tsunami. Each building should ensure their use.
The life-saving, must be designed keeping consideration the impact resistance and the presence of large masses of water in movement.
Just finished the destructive effect of the wave, the “life-saving” can be recovered for reuse.