House function & COVID-19

May 25th, 2020

  • Australia
  • General
  • Media
  • Overcrowding

What does house function have to do with COVID-19? HH read this excellent article on the Conversation and this one from Croakey which advocates for improved housing to reduce the…

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Student Exhibition of Nepal studio

March 23rd, 2020

  • Media
  • Nepal
  • Sanitation Studio

An exhibition on the role of maintenance in Nepal School Toilets, this what was put on after the 2019 Sanitation Studio in Nepal by the students involved

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COVID-19 Update

March 19th, 2020

  • Australia
  • Government
  • Media
  • Overcrowding

Following the evolving government advice on COVID-19, HH has postponed the rollout of all Housing for Health projects for the next few months.  Trades will continue to fix critical health…

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HH Speaks – Deerubbin conference 2020

March 2nd, 2020

  • Events
  • Media

Healthabitat has been asked to speak at the upcoming architecture conference Deerubbin. Organised by oz.e.tecture the theme is “Response + Ability”. A poignant theme for a first world country. When:…

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New Website Launch!

February 26th, 2020

  • General

Welcome to Healthabitat’s new website! This new website combines both Healthabitat and Healthabitat O/S into one place. As of the end of 2019, we are one company known as Healthabitat (HH). All the existing content has been migrated across and is easier to find.

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Radio – The links between housing and health

January 20th, 2020

  • Australia
  • Media

Listen to HH Director Paul Torzillo on ABC’s RN radio program talking about the links between Housing and Health. Now the World Health Organisation has launched its guidelines for housing and health. And the link between the two is strong.

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Student Reflection – Bobbie Bayley on Nepal

January 7th, 2020

  • Nepal

Architecture student Bobbie Bayley’s cartoon of her whirlwind journey on a Healthabitat sanitation studio to Nepal to learn about sanitation that put our architectural skills to good use outside of the theoretical classroom.

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Ongoing maintenance for toilets in Diepsloot

March 19th, 2019

  • Community Plumbing Challenge
  • Overcrowding
  • South Africa

“Sometimes toilets and taps are not working for months and even years, if we don’t fix them, no one will.” – Lerato Monama HH was invited by the already working…

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Career pathways – plumbers challenge to challenge

March 7th, 2019

  • Community Plumbing Challenge
  • General
  • USA

The Community Plumbing Challenge (CPC) commits to combining multi-discipline teams, with a cross-section of expertise. Its aim has been to provide a skills pathway and career options for Plumbing apprentices…

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