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Iwate Prefecture

Beauty From Ashes

Rai Mensah | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
Rai Mensah

As we listened to speakers and looked through images of the disaster, I was so very impressed by the grace and beauty with which the people of Iwate functioned even in times of devastation.

The Japanese Architect, or How to Be the Voice of People After the Disaster

Andrea González | Posted 05.25.2013 | World
Andrea González

From my experience as an architect in the reconstruction of Tohoku and as a member of the architecture office of SANAA in Tokyo, I have witnessed the precarious conditions and needs of the Japanese society in northern Japan since March 2011.

Japan's Toughness In The Face Of Disaster

Thomas Shomaker | Posted 05.11.2012 | Travel
Thomas Shomaker

Seeing the Japanese care for each other and refuse to fall into despair always leaves me with hope for their culture and country.