Hello world!

Welcome to my Web page.

After a career in architecture and planning on a range of residential, tourism, educational, commercial and health projects in France. England, Fiji and Australia, and the last 20 years working as a university based architect/planner, I am now in semi-retirement, rebuilding my house, and doing independent research into affordable sustainable housing, the makeover of suburbs and the future of cities. As a pre-baby boomer, I am also looking at the lack of planning for a generation of oldies with the numbers that will surely skew the economy in Australia and most Western countries.

I use this blog to publish early drafts of articles intended for professional publications, and to gain feedback on ideas and concepts. Please feel free to make comments.

The human mind is like an umbrella – it functions better when open (Walter Gropius)

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5 Comments

  1. Miki
    Posted August 15, 2010 at 12:06 pm | Permalink

    My… What a lovely website. I can’t wait for some content. Oh, and Happy Birthday!

  2. Frank Roberts
    Posted August 21, 2010 at 1:04 pm | Permalink

    Thanks a bundle Stevo

  3. Frank Roberts
    Posted December 3, 2010 at 12:37 pm | Permalink

    I’m getting excited at the thought of retirement

  4. Jean-Marie Gobet
    Posted August 30, 2011 at 12:19 pm | Permalink

    Very nice photos, what is your email address?

    meilleures salutations

    Jean-Marie

    • verangi
      Posted March 24, 2012 at 11:26 am | Permalink

      JMG

      Hope you and Carina and Lucien are well.

      I’ve put a couple of draft blogs up and would appreciate your comments

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