Once in A Lifetime

Once in A Lifetime

City-building After Disaster in Christchurch

Book - 2014 | First edition.
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"Christchurch faces the unprecedented situation of having to rebuild its entire central city in a First World economy in the twenty-first century. Disasters fundamentally disturb the normal rules we live by - in the heady and overwhelming mix of difficult times, uncertainty, opportunities, creativity, divergent opinions and priorities that follows, how do we know if the right decisions are being made and what could we do better? Once in a Lifetime provides the forum in which to discuss this, with over 50 essays and a range of visual projects"--Publisher information.
Publisher: Christchurch, New Zealand :, Freerange Press,, 2014.
Edition: First edition.
Branch Call Number: 711.40993 ONC
Characteristics: 512 pages :,colour illustrations, colour maps ;,24 cm
Notes: Includes index.

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Donna_R Nov 25, 2014

There were two essential non-fiction New Zealand books to read this year - and this was one of them. I especially liked that it didn't become an overly academic exercise - it has curiosity, diversity, and a plethora of ideas.

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Donna_R Oct 21, 2014

Once in a lifetime is not an academic tome; it's a Christchurch conversation between smart people. A highly recommended read.


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Donna_R Oct 21, 2014

Once in a lifetime is not an academic tome; it's a Christchurch conversation between smart people. A highly recommended read.

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