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Future Proofing Schools The Phase 3 Research Reflections

C Newton, Richard Leonard, S Backhouse, S Wilks, J Monie, L Gan, T Kvan, P Soccio, D Hes, Mary Featherston, M Grose, K Fisher, C Newton

Faculty of Architecture Building and Planning, University of Melbourne | Published : 2012

Abstract

Now we are in the final year of our three year research project Future Proofing Schools, it is timely to reflect on our research journey. An innovation in the design of this research has been the inclusion of an Ideas Competition midway through a three phase research process, a decision that has effectively geared the research and its impact in a range of ways. Phase 3 has been a period of analysis and reflection on all these issues. This publication is divided into themes that range from competition analyses and reflections on our own brief, through to observations on remote community challenges and the future of Australia’s prefabrication industry. Our twelve authors contribute a range o..

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