We’ve got to be a lot smarter in our new builds, not only for affordable ‘Kiwi Build’, but also for climate safe housing. In this RNZ interview Auckland housing strategist Leonie Freeman identifies the need to break down silos, build collaboration so the “whole sector group can work together to sort out […] blockages”. ThisRead more about Climate Safe Housing can help New Zealand’s affordable housing shortage[…]
Climate change and associated sea level rise is going to challenge us with some very difficult decisions. “We have to decide which areas we are going to protect, and which areas we’re going to have to retreat from,” said Dr Jim Salinger in an interview on “the Project” recently. This fraught choice (protect/retreat) was aRead more about The hard conversations, the difficult decisions…[…]
This semester’s Product Design and Interior Design students from Otago Polytech came to visit the exhibition in Waitati last Thursday. They now have a good idea what the ClimateSafeHouse project is all about, and will use their skills and imagination to take it forward. Thank you to everybody who answered the survey at the exhibition,Read more about And the journey continues…[…]
It’s been a busy few months since we kicked off this project – winter has been and gone, and it’s almost Christmas! The Design students from Otago Polytechnic, guided by the great Tobias Danielmeier, Chris Fersterer and Colleen Fay, have been busy designing their preliminary versions of a ClimateSafeHouse. They went on a field tripRead more about Summer is here[…]
Hi from the team! The main drivers behind this project are Scott and Kat. But there is a whole community to support them.