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11 April 2019

DISASTER, DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT

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Esther Charlesworth

DISASTER, DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT - Forging careers in the disaster management, humanitarian and development space

On Thursday, the UNSW Faculty of Built Environment hosted a public lecture on forging careers in the disaster management, humanitarian and development space.

Two highly experienced professionals shared their stories:


Sandra D’Urzo –Architect, Shelter and Settlements, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies spoke of her experience in working in the humanitarian shelter and settlement space.

Professor Esther Charlesworth –Academic Director of Master of Disaster, Design and Development (MoDDD) and Humanitarian Architecture Research Bureau (HARB) at RMIT, Founding Director of Architects Without Frontiers discussed her work in humanitarian architecture, post-disaster and long-term development.

Supported by Faculty of Built Environment and UNSW's Rapid Urbanisation Grand Challenge