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DIGITAL EXHIBITION

 

EXHIBITION BACKGROUND

 

“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 :

  • Exhibition

  • Conference

  • Workshop

  • Publication

 

Exhibition

 The exhibition which is the backbone of the project,  

  • To determine  the mistakes of design and planning which cause an increase on disasters –disasterious effects

  • To demonstrate the latest developments and new approaches regarding architectural design    and town planning which are used  for decreasing disaster risks and post disaster betterments,

  • To share experiences of  groups who are in the list of Search and Rescue Advisory Group – INSARAG about emergency rescue operations dealing with human caused damages at disasters.

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.

 

Conference

Within this conference,

  • Desing and Planning for disasters
  • Search and Rescue in case of disasters
  • Disaster physchology

theme presentations will be available.

 

Workshop

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.

 

Contact

e-mail : youcanrescue@yildiz.edu.tr, gea@gea.org.tr

web : www.youcanrescue.yildiz.edu.tr, www.gea.org.tr

 

 

 

 

YTU-ICUS International Center For Urban Studies - GEA Search and Rescue Team Activity