Hayball Architecture Graduate, Anna Ewald-Rice, and Michael Mossman take us to Far North QLD; sharing the experiences of Burri Gummin Housing Studio, established in collaboration with the Yarrabah Aboriginal community. The ongoing design studio aims to develop appropriate and sustainable housing designs for the Yarrabah community in response to the ongoing housing crisis, reimagining the one-size-fits-all approach to housing for Indigenous peoples. Concurrently, students are asked to reflect upon their own stories, overlaying these on an immersive ‘on Country’ cultural experience. Burri Gummin Housing Studio is part of a second-year unit of study coordinated by Michael Muir, titled ‘Let every voice be heard’, a course within the Bachelor of Design Architecture degree at the University of Sydney.
The full article is available here. Pages 10-11.