In the flood zone: Towards making progress

In the flood zone: Towards making progress

For the past three months two third year Otago university students, studying sociology, have been helping us with our research for our ClimateSafeHouse project. Will and Rachael have been learning about how to gauge the public’s perception of climate change through interviews and surveys and how to help enable community based adaptation to climate change.Read more about In the flood zone: Towards making progress[…]

Design 2.0

Design 2.0

We’ve been excited by work produced by 3rd year Design Students from Otago Polytechnic, who are working with us on the ClimateSafeHouse Project. We enjoyed attending a group presentation of 3 detailed designs for a one, two and three bedroom modular transportable home recently. Feedback from the ClimateSafeHouse exhibition earlier this year helped inform theseRead more about Design 2.0[…]

Building Resilience

Building Resilience

  This Monday the Blueskin Resilient Communities Trust held a workshop in Waitati titled Building Community Resilience. Eugenie Sage MP gave a presentation on her experiences surviving the Christchurch earthquakes and what she thought would be helpful for increasing community resilience in preparation for an emergency event. This was followed by a brainstorming session onRead more about Building Resilience[…]