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Sarah Backhouse

Journal article

Plug n Play: Future Prefab for Smart Green Schools

While relocatable, prefabricated learning environments have formed an important component of school infrastructure in Australia, prefabrication for permanent school buildings is a new and emerging field. This review of prefabrication for schools is timely. In 2017, Australia’s two largest state education departments committed to prefabrication...
Conference paper

Building transformation through housing expos: a multi-pronged strategy to help address the wicked problem of affordable housing

Housing expos have the potential to demonstrate alternative living environments as viable options to the current housing choices which are largely limited to new apartments for singles and couples and detached suburban housing designed for families.