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Intervention Design for Disaster Relief, Crisis Mapping, Architectural Restoration and Film Industry : – using location-specific technologies across different sectors.


Working at the intersection of technical anthropology and human geography, Rupert Allan is a craftsman-turned-designer, a project lead, and a research communicator in the Creative and Humanitarian Sectors. Engaged in intervention design and field operations since 1988, his work has been characterised by technical improvisation in crisis environments. He holds a Masters in Visual Culture and Anthropology from the University of Wales, has designed for global film industry leads, and associates his research with the Displacement Studies Research Network, Sustainable Earth Institute, University of Plymouth’s Global Health Collaborative, and the Medecins Sans Frontieres Manson Unit (MSFUK).