Report on the evacuation area planning in China and const ruction condition in Beijing

Lixia Fan, Osamu Murao

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Abstract

On 12 May 2008, the sev ere earthquake struck Sichuan province in China, which claimed 69,226 lives and injured 374,643 people. Drawing a lesson from this extremely strong earthquake, also as an important respect of urbn disaster prevention, the evacuation area construction was carried out in many places in China after the Wenchuan Earthquaka. based on the collection latest construction information and a site survey about facilities and surroundings of existed evacuation area, this report introduces and analyzes the construction condition of emergency evacuation areas in central zone of Beijing. It also discusses on some problems found in the survey.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)681-686
Number of pages6
JournalAIJ Journal of Technology and Design
Volume17
Issue number36
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Jun

Keywords

  • Beijing
  • Emergency evacuation rea
  • Long-term evacuation assembly area
  • Parkland
  • Population density
  • The 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Architecture
  • Building and Construction

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