Professor David Sanderson

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Professor David Sanderson is applying his background in humanitarian response and management, to address the needs of people in the most vulnerable areas of the world. 


UNSW Master of Architecture students have been working with Redfern residents to design community-friendly spaces as part of the Resilient Neighbourhoods project.


​A historic church in Elizabeth Bay near Sydney’s Kings Cross has been given new life by UNSW Master of Architecture students aiming to build engaged and resilient communities.


The latest Red Cross World Disasters Report is calling for a radical change in the way we manage and prepare for natural disasters.


In the face of unprecedented urban migration, architects have a critical role to play in making our cities more resilient, says international disaster risk-reduction expert David Sanderson.


Providing temporary housing after the Fiji cyclone might indulge our ‘saviour mentality’ but the long-term solution lies in mobilising communities to rebuild their own homes, argues David Sanderson.


Rebuilding permanent housing in Fiji after the devastation of Cyclone Winston needs to be a priority once immediate emergency needs are met, says disaster risk-reduction expert Professor David Sanderson.