This article, written by our Chair, Dr Ryan Reynolds (who is also one of our co founders) was first published in “Once in a lifetime” and was recently published in Australia’s Axon Journal.For more than three years now, Christchurch has been a city completely in transition, almost without a present tense. It is a post city, the remains of the complicated, contradictory, post-colonial place it once was, with a centre that is 70 per cent destroyed and sparsely populated. It is also, now, a precity, with three years’ worth of plans, consultation, ideas and designs that exist mainly as a massive set of aspirations yet to be enacted.

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