Australia used to be one big farm. Before the days of when our wealth grew like sheaves of wheat, before the days of our wealth riding the sheep’s back, the country grew enough to create a varied diet of various vegetables, and a variety of sweet and savoury meats. Large destructive bushfires were unknown. These emerging facts must pique our interest, demand a closer look. It has major implications for the way we design buildings, and manage the whole land. In fact, it challenges all common notions of what is ‘natural’, ‘wilderness’, and ‘landscape’. And, how we plan city edges and design buildings.
This entry was posted on Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 at 5:02 pm
Population Growth and Urban Planning – good and bad; Fire Management and Urban Survival – what we know and what we don’t.
This entry was posted on Friday, December 10th, 2010 at 5:00 pm