Housing presents universal challenges as well as contextual ones related to migration and urbanisation patterns, affordability and financing, culture and social norms, climate, construction modes and adaptability. The ingredients of resilient communities and environments around the Indo-Pacific region can be studied from multiple angles to find pathways to housing that achieves much more than real-estate-driven concerns. Housing that sensitively and successfully fuses top-down and bottom-up concerns is possible in many contexts. This session will dissect some of the region’s leading examples.
At the end of this panel, attendees will be able to:
AACA Competency Standards related to this session:
Design: Conceptual Design
3.1 Design responding to the integration of the objectives of brief, user intent and built purpose
3.3 Design response incorporates assessment of the physical location and relevant wider regional, contextual and environmental issues
Design: Schematic Design
4.1 Evaluation of design options in relation to project requirements
4.2 Evaluation of design options within values of physical environmental and cultural contexts
4.4 Inclusion of expertise of relevant specialists and consultants in developing project design
4.7 Coordination and integration of appropriate environmental systems, including for thermal comfort, lighting and acoustics
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