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- -: Peter Haas: Haiti's disaster of engineering

October 14, 2010 (almost 7 years ago)

http://www.ted.com "Haiti was not a natural disaster," says TED Fellow Peter Haas: "It was a disaster of engineering." As the country rebuilds after January's deadly quake, are bad old building practices creating another ticking time bomb? Haas's group, AIDG, is helping Haiti's builders learn mod...

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- -: TEDxBlackRockCity - Peter Haas - What Refugee and IDP Camp Planners can learn from Burning Man

October 23, 2011 (over 5 years ago)

Peter is the founder of the Appropriate Infrastructure Development Group (AIDG), which supports small infrastructure companies in Haiti and Guatemala. Since founding AIDG in 2005, Peter has become an active voice for poverty issues, speaking at the World Bank, Harvard, MIT and other forums on tec...

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Peter Haas: Haiti's disaster of engineering

July 1, 2010 (about 7 years ago)

In this talk, Peter Haas recounts the 2010 Haitian earthquake. He points out that the collapsed buildings are the ones that killed thousands of people. He says that it shouldn't be this way, the Haitian builders must be trained to use proper building techniques so that this tragedy would never ha...

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