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Perspective: Black Saturday – Five Years Later
Jennifer Calzini reflects on the Black Saturday bushfires that ravaged Victoria, Australia, in early 2009 and introduces the Bushfire Homes Service.
Albert Mo and James Coombe of Architects EAT talk about the difficulties they’ve encountered in bushfire zones.
Andy Wong of John Wardle Architects stresses the importance of letting the victims of fire make their own decision regarding the design of their new homes, free of any pressure.
Clare Cousins talks about her proposal and its built adaptation: the Chrismas Hills House.
Kim Irons of Irons McDuff Architecture thinks there are broader strategic issues beyond the design of fire-resistant homes.
Julie Firkin of Julie Firkin Architects talk about how her participation lead her to further investigate community centres that double as refuges.
Ninotschka Titchkosky of BVN Donovan Hill talks about rebuilding the Narbethong Community Hall.
Estudio Barozzi Veiga in Sczcecin, Poland, design a new concert hall that echoes both Hanseatic architecture and projects by German expressionists.
Tham and Videgård in Sweden finished two country houses show the virtues of restraint.
Lederer Ragnarsdóttir Oei in Stuttgart, Germany, fuse past and present in their buildings.
Architecture BRIO in Mumbai, India, downscales domestic life for a collection of Barbie dolls
5468796 in Winnipeg, Canada, shakes up the local status quo by doing things their way.
Jochen Specht in Dornbirn, Austria, wraps his old house in a glass skin to give it a new lease of life.
Vhils in Lisbon, Portugal, uses carving techniques and explosives to give urban walls a new meaning.
Zaha Hadid Architects in Seoul, South Korea, designed a cavernous experience that could end up being hollow.
Ethel Baraona Pohl in Barcelona, Spain, believes in learning by doing, collective criticism and books that never end.