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Fires, Earthquakes, Modernization and Air Strikes: The Destruction and Revival of Japan's Cities

Fires, Earthquakes, Modernization a...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 3 years ago | 01:16:00 | 1856 views

05/06/2002, 5:30, 10-485 Carolina Hein Natural disasters, fires, and earthquakes, destroyed Japan's cities in whole or in part on numerous occasions over the last centuries. Human intervention, political change, modernization, and th...

After the Unrest: Ten Years of Rebuilding Los Angeles Following the Trauma of 1992

After the Unrest: Ten Years of Rebu...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 3 years ago | 01:30:00 | 1732 views

4/22/2002, 5:30, 10-485 William Fulton In addition to dealing with natural disasters, Los Angeles has repeatedly had to deal with social and civic unrest over the past 40 years-most recently in 1992, when widespread unrest rattled a ...

Patriotism and Reconstruction: Washington, DC after Conquest and Arson during the War of 1812

Patriotism and Reconstruction: Wash...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 3 years ago | 01:15:00 | 2110 views

04/08/2002, 5:30, 10-485 Anthony S. Pitch The 24-hour occupation of the nation's capital by British forces during the War of 1812 was arguably the lowest point in American history. The President fled to Virginia hours before the inva...

Beirut, Beirut

Beirut, Beirut

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Added over 3 years ago | 01:15:00 | 1891 views

04/01/2002, 5:20, 10-485 Hashim Sarkis Through a series of cases in the history of the reconstruction of Beirut (from 1990 to the present), Hashim Sarkis illustrates a number of points and characteristics about Beirut's resilience. ...

Reverberations: Mexico City's 1985 Earthquake and the Transformation of the Capital

Reverberations: Mexico City's 1985 ...

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Added over 3 years ago | 01:12:00 | 3539 views

03/18/2002, 5:30, 10-485 Diane E. Davis In this lecture, Diane Davis examines the impact of Mexico City's 1985 disastrous earthquake on the social, spatial, and political character of Mexico's capital city. Davis discusses the earth...

Double Restoration: Berlin after 1945

Double Restoration: Berlin after 1945

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 3 years ago | 01:14:00 | 1753 views

03/11/2002, 5:30, 10-485 Brian Ladd The reconstruction of Berlin, after the massive destruction it suffered in World War II, was complicated in two fundamental ways. First was the question of historical continuity. On the one hand, t...

Mark Bishop

Mark Bishop

SMArchS Colloquium FA11

Added over 3 years ago | 01:42:00 | 1292 views

SMArchS Colloquium October 21, 2011

Spectacular Reconstructions: Ways of Seeing and the Politics of Recovery in American Urban Disasters

Spectacular Reconstructions: Ways o...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 3 years ago | 01:22:00 | 1970 views

03/04/2002, 5:30, 10-485 Kevin Rozario Kevin Rozario uses the two most devastating urban catastrophes in American history, the Chicago fire of 1871 and the San Francisco earthquake of 1906, to explore how extraordinary recovery from ...

Creatively Destroying New York: Fantasies, Premonitions, and Realities in the Provisional City

Creatively Destroying New York: Fan...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 3 years ago | 01:32:00 | 2100 views

2/25/2002, 5:30, 10-485 Max Page This lecture places the attack on the World Trade Center in the context of New York's history as a place that is seemingly destined to be destroyed and rebuilt with stunning regularity. It explores th...

Creatively Destroying New York: Fantasies, Premonitions, and Realities in the Provisional City

Creatively Destroying New York: Fan...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 3 years ago | 01:32:00 | 2303 views

02/25/2002, 5:30, 10-485 Max Page This lecture places the attack on the World Trade Center in the context of New York's history as a place that is seemingly destined to be destroyed and rebuilt with stunning regularity. It explores t...

Reinventing the City @ MIT: Economics and the Sustainable City

Reinventing the City @ MIT: Economi...

MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Added over 3 years ago | 01:31:00 | 3346 views

Economics and the Sustainable City Thursday, November 3, 2011, 5:00-7:00pm MIT 3-133 Three urban economists discuss how economic principles will help cities to create a smaller environmental footprint. David Albouy, Assistant Pro...

street chairs groovin at satchel's

street chairs groovin at satchel's

The Community Innovators Lab

Added over 3 years ago | 00:00:51 | 3481 views