The Project

A multi-decade project addressing housing and vulnerable populations as coast lines change as a result of climate change.

2016 – 2020

Over the next 3 years we aim to:

A). Conduct research into:Some of the Otago Polytechnic students with their house models.

  1. existing housing stock in flood hazard zones.
  2. the perception of flood risk by residents in flood hazard zones.
  3. plans for a possible future response to flood risk by residents in flood hazard zones.

B). Design and construct a house/houses that is/are:

  1. healthy to live in.
  2. affordable.
  3. transportable, so you could move with it if you had to.
  4. modular, so it can grow with your family.
  5. energy efficient.

C). Engage:2016-11-17-17-53-54-1024x765-800x598-640x478

  1. students
  2. residents
  3. decision makers
  4. industry including the banking and insurance sector

D). Provide a blueprint:

  1. for future house builders
  2. for other organisations
  3. for local and national government

This is a multi-decade community-led project addressing housing and vulnerable populations as coast lines change as a result of climate change.

2020 – 2030

Development and implementation of climate safe housing and community focused solutions.

2030 – 2040

Integrated sustainable settlement facilitation.

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