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Shun Kanda & James Wescoat: MIT Japan 3/11 Initiative

  • 14 Nov 2011
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • MIT Bartos Theater - Weisner Building (E15) Lower Level - 20 Ames Street, Cambridge
MIT Japan 3/11 Initiative
 a presentation by:
Shun Kanda & James Wescoat

Free and open to the public

7PM - 9PM
MIT Bartos Theater
Weisner Bldg (E15) Lower Level
20 Ames Street
Cambridge, MA
In the aftermath of the disaster suffered in Japan, MIT launched the MIT Japan 3/11 Initiative, a multi-year collaborative project focused on disaster-resilient planning, design and reconstruction. Back from the first MIT Japan 3/11 workshop which took place this summer, Shun Kanda and Jim Wescoat will discuss the process and challenges in planning and implementing alternative strategies for disaster-preparedness. Shun Kanda is a Tokyo native and the Director of Architectural Studies for the MIT-Japan Program. James L. Wescoat, Jr. is Aga Khan Professor in the School of Architecture and Planning at MIT. 

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