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Paul Pholeros dies at 62, who helped reduce Indigenous poverty

Australia Architecture News - Feb 05, 2016 - 15:45   4349 views

Paul Pholeros dies at 62, who helped reduce Indigenous poverty

The architect Paul Pholeros, who cofounded Healthabitat, which has improved more than 8,000 houses – a third of Australia’s Indigenous-controlled housing stock. image © The Australian Institute of Architects, via The Guaridan.

Paul Pholeros, a renowned expert on Indigenous housing and housing equality campaigner, has died aged 62. Tributes for the award-winning Sydney architect described him as a “courageous and compassionate advocate” and “irreplaceable” for his role in improving health outcomes in Aboriginal communities across Australia.

They developed a model called Housing for Health, which aimed to tackle basic things, such as ensuring every house had a working shower and toilet and access to a laundry.......Continue Reading

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