Even Disaster Cannot Drive A Few Human Beings From ‘Home’ : Pictures

By the time the water was about 4 inches deep in his house, Coble says, things started happening.
“Cooper Marcus wanted to help architects go deeper — to take into account the emotional relationships people have with their environment.
When she started the book, Cooper Marcus says, architects and designers weren’t asking people how they “felt” about their housing.
“One woman quoted in Cooper Marcus’ book relates her personal experience of facing down such a threat.
About 4:30 the next morning — on Aug. 29 — the sheriff’s deputy returned to Coble’s house, this time banging insistently on the front door.

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