Olson Kundig Architects
2012 AIA Seattle Honor Award
Photo Credit: Dwight Eschliman, Benjamin Benschneider
The Disaster Preparedness & Response (DP&R) Task Force informs and coordinates design professionals' action in preparing for and responding to disaster conditions. Activities have included offering seminars and workshops to prepare design profesionals for work of this kind to serve communities and clients, and organizing relief efforts.
For those that have taken the ATC-20 class, we encourage you to fill out the application to be an Emergency Worker with King County.
Who we are
Volunteer architects, engineers, facilities managers, and other design professionals, typically with training in ATC 20-21 Post-Earthquake Safety Evaluation of Buildings.
Joan Hermann 206-448-4938
Follow this link if you still have structures and time to protect them yourself.
Red Cross often helps with temporary housing too - so check with them for immediate emergency services.
AIA Disaster Assistance Program
Essentials for Healthy Homes Practitioners Course
Architects Without Borders Seattle
"The Changing Role of Architects in Disaster Response"
AIA Tsunami Response
Earthquakes, Tsunamis & Architects 9/21/05
Seismic Tool Kit 10/04
Good design makes a difference