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YTU ICUS - INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR URBAN STUDIES / SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAM
YOU CAN RESCUE / KURTARABİLİRSİNİZ
04-21 MAY 2010 - YTU FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE
Assist. Prof. Dr. Z. Gül ÜNAL/ Project Coordinator
Turkey is one of the countries which has the highest disaster risks. Scientific studies demonstrates that improper design and plannings of residential areas mostly contribute to transformation of natural events into natural disasters.
YTU-ICUS International Center For Urban Studies and GEA Turkey Search and Rescue Group is organizing an project titled KURTARABİLİRSİNİZ / YOUCANRESCUE within this context. Project aims at to increase consciousness of architects and town planners of future on importance of design, planning and designer role on decreasing disaster risks and raise awareness on this issue by designed activities.
YOUCANRESCUE project consists of :
The exhibition which is the backbone of the project,
Our professors are expected to contribute to the exhibition part of the Project with an information poster and operation photographs which belongs to international rescue groups.
Within this conference,
theme presentations will be available.
Students are expected to consider disaster risks in desing and planning process via the disaster scenarios.
The Project activities will take place at Yıldız Teknik University Architecture Faculty within the period of 04 May-21 May 2010. The posters are planned to be exhibited in Turkey and in the countries which are under the threat of disasters.
All of the activities of the Project will be published by ICUS.
YTU-ICUS International Center For Urban Studies - GEA Search and Rescue Team Activity