28 Mar 2015

Alejandro Aravena: housing solutions

From Saturday Morning, 11:06 am on 28 March 2015

Alejandro Aravena

Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena is head of company that he calls 'a do tank'. Elemental focusses on increasing the quality of life for the urban poor, the numbers of whom are increasing exponentially.

Aleandro, who is renowned internationally for his innovative work on low income housing, talks to Kim Hill about public interest design and the social impact of urban development.

Alejandro Aravena was in New Zealand to deliver the 2015 Futuna Lecture Series, with the last lecture at Futuna Chapel, Wellington, on 29 March.