Posts Tagged ‘highrise towers’

3 Nov

The sketch on the left illustrates a revolutionary plan to equip all highrise towers with exterior escape walkways. Using walkway, rather than stairwells will make this escape route wheelchair accessible. These walkways will facilitate the evacuation of compromised buildings in a number of ways. Unhampered by smoke and toxic fumes that add stress and physical difficulty to descent, persons descending by the walkways will be

About Valerie LeBlanc

Originally from Halifax, Nova Scotia, pluri-­disciplinary artist and writer Valerie LeBlanc has worked in Canada, the United States, Europe, and Australia. Her creations travel between poetry, performance, visual and written theory. Valerie LeBlanc has been creating video poetry since the mid 1980’s, and is the creator of the MediaPackBoard (MPB), portable screening / performance device. In the fall of 2012, she published her play The Raft, through Basic Bruegel Editions.