News Analysis

Building Industry Helps Disaster Victims Recover

How an architectural firm, timber company, and carpenters’ union are helping communities rebuild after Maria, Harvey, and the California wildfires.

One disaster after another, like a game of dominoes, toppled communities across North America this summer and fall.  

Harvey, Irma, Jose, Maria, the earthquake in Mexico, the wildfires in northern California. More than enough to numb the most empathetic into listless apathy.

Published December 11, 2017

Cohen, N. (2017, December 11). Building Industry Helps Disaster Victims Recover. Retrieved from