The February 2009 fires in Victoria have re-written the rules about bushfires. Many of the fires registered heat above 1,200 degrees Celsius and wind speeds of more than 120 kph, leaving very little in their wake. This is unprecedented.
The HOUSE re-GROWTH Pod is a permanent and cost effective housing unit which can assist in the rebuilding of the fire devastated town-ships of Victoria. The robust pre-fabricated concrete structure has been designed to be built upon, but in the short term acts as a habitable starting point for the building of a new home.
Listings of architecture competitions and events, mainly North Ameican and European.
Grand Daddy of Archi competition sites, the relaunched Death by Architecture is looking pretty strong. Up to date with listings from around the planet.