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Andrew Foster

FORUM 73:
The Elizabeth Street Initiative

Phone: 0425 351 471
Email: Andrew.L.Foster@uon.edu.au
Instagram: fozzyosko

Global natural resources are depleting at a rapid rate. Architecture is a huge contributor to this calamity. Could architecture take on a more resourceful role in helping reduce this catastrophe? Forum 73: The Elizabeth Street Initiative offers a conceivable solution to a damaged riverside site, currently in a process of remediation, inevitably destined to be destroyed again. Through an engagement with the community, the site and its natural elements, an alternative is offered for a community seeking both a meeting place and a cleaner system of energy production. These educational interventions aim to raise awareness of the importance of site and the environment. This scheme takes on this challenge to ask: Can architecture be a serious leader in the quest for a cleaner future?

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