An evening with Healthabitat

August 5th, 2017

  • Community Plumbing Challenge
  • Ethiopia
  • General
  • Government
  • Nepal
  • South Africa

There are many reasons why we continue to work in tough places to improve housing and health. What we do is guided by core principles of which prioritise health, many…

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Health check on new solar systems

August 3rd, 2017

  • Australia
  • General
  • Government
  • Overcrowding

News is cropping up of solar panels being installed in Aboriginal communities all over Australia. On 24 July, the Australian reported that the Northern Territory Government has installed over 10,000…

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The Grand Section – an odyssey

July 13th, 2017

  • Australia
  • General

What happens when two architecture students decide they need more from their architectural education than hypothetical briefs and clients of their school studios?  If you’re University of Newcastle Students Owen…

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The Indigenous Aged Care Design Guide

July 13th, 2017

  • Australia
  • General
  • Government
  • Overcrowding

Design, specification, quality control and maintenance are key components to the successful application of Housing for Health – the guide. Borrowing from the same principles is The Indigenous Aged Care…

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Sanitation Studio – student reflections

June 5th, 2017

  • Nepal
  • Sanitation Studio

Architecture student from University of Newcastle, Emma Gaal, shares her reflections on her experience of the Sanitation Studio Nepal, working with real clients, local materials and offers insights into a…

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The 2017 Federal budget – a better way?

June 5th, 2017

  • Australia
  • General
  • Government
  • Media
  • Overcrowding

On 9 May, the Treasurer Scott Morrison put the 2017 budget to the Australian Parliament and said that it would “guarantee the essentials that Australians rely on” and would deliver…

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