Once in a Lifetime

Once in a Lifetime

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New Zealand has to rebuild the majority of its second-largest city after a devastating series of earthquakes a€“ a unique challenge for a developed country in the twenty-first century. The 2010-2011 earthquakes fundamentally disrupted the conventions by which the people of Christchurch lived. The exhausting and exhilarating mix of distress, uncertainty, creativity, opportunities, divergent opinions and competing priorities generates an inevitable question: how do we know if the right decisions are being made? Once in Lifetime: City-building after Disaster in Christchurch offers the first substantial critique of the Governmenta€™s recovery plan, presents alternative approaches to city-building andarchives a vital and extraordinary time. It features photo and written essays from journalists, economists, designers, academics, politicians, artists, publicans and more. Once in a Lifetime presents a range of national and international perspectives on city-building and post-disaster urban recovery.But even with mature companies, we all have some things in common: we dona#39;t meet clients at our premises much; if theya#39;re in the same ... And we employ a lot of younger people, especially in startups with their greater risks. And that means that ... No doubt the next wave of high-tech in Wellington will be in Newtown. This isanbsp;...

Title:Once in a Lifetime
Author:Kevin McCloud, Sally Blundell, Roger Sutton, Rebecca MacFie, David Sheppard, Gary Franklin
Publisher:Freerange Press - 2014-08-31


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