Tagged: rebuild

Thoughts on National’s change of heart - The Dismal Science

Bill Kaye-Blake Jan 27, 2013

Blogging is often just mouthing off in public. Informed, well constructed mouthing off, to be sure. Which means that the accuracy is about that of all forms of mouthing off — hit or miss. So it is with pleasure that I report that the Government finally agrees with me. Two years ago, I explained that [...] … Read More

Where's the Best Place for a University? - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Jan 12, 2013

A  debate over whether the University of Canterbury should move back into the Christchurch CBD seems to be starting again in the letters pages of the Christchurch Press. With large areas of empty land now appearing in the CBD after the demolition of many broken buildings some local residents see this as an opportunity to move the university back into … Read More

A Science Vision for Christchurch - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Sep 16, 2011

I’ve just made my submission regarding the Christchurch City Plan (deadline today 5 pm). The plan itself is fascinating and has a lot of innovative features. One of the issues I have talked about in my submission is the development of a Science Education Centre – replacing our current Science Alive! Centre which was red stickered after the earthquakes. Read More

QuaDror – could this be useful for Christchurch? - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Feb 25, 2011

On combing the interwebs today for the SMC’s weekly newsletter, I came across something incredible: the QuaDror. It’s a structural support system which, says the website: is a new space truss geometry that unfolds manifold design initiatives and can adapt to various conditions and configurations. Gizmodo has this to say about it: It has more … Read More