Sun, 25 Sept|
La Trobe Arts Institute
Let's Talk About Housing with Elena Pereyra from Co Housing Australia
A chance to talk about a new future housing in Bendigo.. Eco, Co and Community!
Time & Location
25 Sept 2022, 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
La Trobe Arts Institute, 121 View St, Bendigo VIC 3550, Australia
About the event
This session wil provide an opportunity to explore different ways we can talk, think and act about housing to ensure sustainable, affordable housing for everyone!
Elena is an architect and PhD candidate exploring Housing as an Urban Commons, interweaving urban form making, participatory design, and collaborative governance for new forms of human habitat conducive to an abundance of life.
She is the Co-chair of Cohousing Australia, a Regenerative Development Practitioner, and works with community groups to build community cohesion, participatory process, collaborative decision making, and socially and environmentally literate communities. Elena is interested in the broader interaction between housing, urban space, and civic participation. She takes an ecological and systems thinking approach to design and problem solving and is interested in the economic and cultural relationship between housing, ownership, and belonging. She is passionately exploring new futures for housing with a focus on affordably and environmental responsibility in the Australian context.