Rebuilding Communities

In February 2013, Students Rebuild correspondent Karl Johnson, of Architecture for Humanity, flew to Tohoku to track the progress on reconstruction in the region--and the impact of the Paper Cranes for Japan Challenge, including the status of the cranes themselves.

Click on Karl's intricate handrawn maps below (which chart the worldview of the Paper Cranes for Japan Challenge) to see how your cranes have inspired communities to rebuild. You can also read about how Karl prepared for the journey.


Cities & villages covered include: MotoyoshiUtatsuShizugawaKitakamiUpper IshinomakiLower IshinomakiInner OshikaOuter Oshika, and Sendai