How to reduce poverty? Fix homes | Paul Pholeros | TEDxSydney

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In 1985, architect Paul Pholeros was challenged by the director of an Aboriginal-controlled health service to "stop people getting sick" in a small indigenous community in south Australia. The key insights: think beyond medicine and fix the local environment. In this sparky, interactive talk, Pholeros describes projects undertaken by Healthabitat, the organization he now runs to help reduce poverty--through practical design fixes - in Australia and beyond.
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences.