Homeland communities designing and building for themselves

In the 1980s architect Paul Haar worked with residents of Mount Catt homeland as they designed and built their own first houses using bush poles, local stone and antbed mortar. Forty years later, he returned to Arnhem Land to share his earlier work and discuss the prospect of similar work today.

Download Paul Haar’s presentation to AHNT directors, July 2023 (PDF, 14mb).

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