About an Architecture of Small Steps on a Long Road
About an architecture of small steps on a long road
Presentation by Paul Pholeros AM – architect & director of Healthabitat
FRIDAY SESSION 39: 26’10 South Architects
- FRO Music Lounge
- Shop 2, 7th Street Melville
Paul is the principal of an architectural practice based in Sydney, Australia working on urban, rural and remote area architectural projects nationally and internationally.
Paul is also one of three directors of Healthabitat Pty Ltd.
Since 1985 Healthabitat has developed and managed Housing for Health projects to improve the living environments and health of Indigenous people in many urban, rural and remote areas of Australia. From 1999 to mid 2013, over 200 Housing for Health projects have improved 7,900 houses nationally. 78% of all those employed on project teams are local Indigenous people.
Since 2006 the work has expanded to projects in Nepal, Bangladesh and the USA.
The work of Healthabitat has received national and international recognition in the from of the International Union of Architects prize for alleviating poverty (2008), the Australian Institute of Architects national Leadership in Sustainability Prize (2011) and from UN Habitat, the World Habitat Award in 2011 – selected from over 250 projects submitted by 82 countries.