• End of the field exercise of the \”Six Ways To Die\” workshop.

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    End of the field exercise of the "Six Ways To Die" workshop.


    Six ways to die is a an introductory workshop to the Emergency Housing Project and sustainable design in humanitarian relief operations. The workshop takes of with a 24 hour residency in a temporary camp set up in the forests outside Hällefors. On site participants will experience life in a temporary camp and get introduced to the standard equipment used in used in disaster relief operations.

    Taking off from the camp experience participants will work in parallel breakout-groups to identify identify areas of innovation and derive ideas for new solutions. The workshop includes lectures and tutoring by rescue workers from the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency, shelter designer Vinay Gupta, visiting professors and Formens Hus staff.

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    Vinay Gupta is a consultant on disaster relief and risk management.


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