Community forum on housing injustice – coming up in West End
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Community forum on housing injustice – coming up in West End

Housing Justice in Unjust Cities on Friday 24th September, 5:30PM, AHEPA Hall in West End, Brisbane.  The forum intends to explore different angles and perspectives on housing, with a particular emphasis on the perspectives of marginalised people, including First Nations peoples, disabled people, and refugees, and will look at tenant’s rights and anti-eviction movements. Contributors include … Continue reading

Congratulations, Dr Temi Indriati Miranda!
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Congratulations, Dr Temi Indriati Miranda!

Dr Temi Indriati Miranda has completed her PhD degree. Well done, Temi! Her thesis is titled: ‘ Decision-making process used by middle-middle class families to access homeownership in Greater Jakarta, Indonesia‘. Eighteen percent of the Indonesian population is considered urban middle‐middle class. Using the decision‐making process framework for housing access, this research addresses the broad … Continue reading

New article on housing in Queensland in Architecture Australia (AA), co-authored by Sara Alidoust
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New article on housing in Queensland in Architecture Australia (AA), co-authored by Sara Alidoust

The current economic downturn has exposed, more clearly than ever, Australia’s shortage of social and affordable housing. Using Queensland as a focus, our roundtable discusses this shortage, while some diverse case studies from across the state demonstrate how resident-focused projects can fill the gap. Title: Housing initiatives and opportunities in Queenslan Authors: Cameron Bruhn and Sara … Continue reading

CfP: Special Issue on precarious housing in Global Discourse, guest edited by UQ Architecture staff
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CfP: Special Issue on precarious housing in Global Discourse, guest edited by UQ Architecture staff

Housing is amongst the most fundamental of human needs.  Housing is enshrined as one of the universal rights to which all humans are entitled, and is correlated with the standards of residents’ health, education, mobility, safety, social connection and overall wellbeing. Nonetheless, housing has reduced in quality, affordability and availability over recent decades enabling a crisis … Continue reading

UQ Indonesia course: well received final presentations!
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UQ Indonesia course: well received final presentations!

UQ and UGM (Universitas Gadjah Mada) presented their group work examining the development complexities faced by local communities in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, as part of the course PLAN3200/7200. Students spend two weeks working with local communities, learning from local experiences and making sense of interrelated factors influencing development. Yesterday the six groups of students presented their … Continue reading