Fighting to Design a Better Home

When Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy ripped through the coastal communities of the United States, they left over 1.5 million homes in ruins.

Collapsed roofs lined the streets. Walls crumbled under water and mold. Months later, people were still homeless, and relief agencies quickly discovered they were desperately unprepared.

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About the Series:

The University of Notre Dame’s award-winning “What Would You Fight For?” series showcases the work, scholarly achievements, and global impact of Notre Dame faculty, students, and alumni. These two-minute segments, each originally aired during a home football game broadcast on NBC, highlight the University’s proud moniker, the Fighting Irish, and tell the stories of the members of the Notre Dame family who fight to bring solutions to a world in need.

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August 29, 2014

Art and HistoryHealth and SocietyArchitectureHurricaneMarianne CusatoSchool of Architecture