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Tohoku

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.

Two Years on, Remembering The Fukushima Disaster

Andrew Lam | Posted 05.09.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Andrew Lam

Two years ago the Tohoku earthquake and resulting tsunami devastated the region, seriously damaged the Fukushima nuclear power plant, sending radiated...

Japan's Earthquake Coast Emerges From Disaster

Gail Nakada | Posted 05.09.2013 | Travel
Gail Nakada

A number of city's are still trying to figure out what to do with the wastelands left by the killer waves.

Writing After Disaster: The Great East Japan Earthquake

Ann Tashi Slater | Posted 12.10.2012 | Books
Ann Tashi Slater

At 2:46 p.m. I felt the ground start to shake. Tremors are common in Tokyo, but this time was different: the shaking just kept getting stronger and stronger.

Art Students League's "Scroll for Japan" to Benefit Tsunami Disaster

Jim Luce | Posted 07.14.2012 | Impact
Jim Luce

The Art Students League of New York, one of America's premier art schools, will be unveiling Baptism of Concrete Estuary, an amazing and historic 30-f...

Searching for a Balance With Nature and Self

George Heymont | Posted 06.30.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

Jiro Dreams of Sushi is balanced between the story of a remote and complex father and capturing the fine art of making sushi and photographing it in the immediacy of its freshness. It is also filled with surprises -- like watching how someone gets a live octopus into a plastic bag!

Japan Military Helicopters Dump Seawater On Nuclear Reactor

AP/The Huffington Post | By ERIC TALMADGE and MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ZAO, Japan -- Japanese military helicopters dumped loads of seawater onto a stricken nuclear reactor Thursday, trying to avoid full meltdowns as plant...

Murakami Cancels GEISAI#15 In The Wake Of Earthquake

The Huffington Post | Jessica Menda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Following the tragic events that resulted from the earthquake on March 11, 2011 in Japan, artist Takashi Murakami issued a statement cancelling GEISAI...