Should We Build Back Better After Natural Disasters?

The National Arboretum in Canberra is a wonderful example of how we can build back better after a devastating natural disaster. If you live in Australia, you might remember the horrific bushfires that impacted Canberra in 2003. They were caused by a combination of extreme weather conditions, lightning strikes and gusty winds and were the most destructive fires in recorded history in the ACT. I…




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Documentary Photographer & Civil Engineer promoting new paradigms for living.

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