08.- VOLCANO ERUPTION CHAITEN CHILE
WOKSHOP 5x5. 2010 CHILE, Chaiten: Volcano Eruption
2nd of May 2008 Chaiten Volcano exploded, after centuries without any sign of volcano activity.
This produced ash clouds covered ChaitenCity. Volcano eruption changed the way of BlancoRiver dividing the city in two parts. Chaiten was totally destroyed.
Everyone of the city .-5000 inhabitants.-lost their houses and city
Chilean Government will build a new city10 km. of distance of old one.
People from Chaiten don’t want to move another places, they want to continue living in or near their old city.
1.- Re-build city on hills closer to the old Chaiten, where people can watch their old places and houses and maintain their social net.
2.- Leave old city like parks, sport, public or memory places. It could be also private gardens and yards of the new housing on the hill.
3.- Design a new housing on pillars and a big roof to protect of future volcanic ashes.