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The National Science Challenges are government funded initiatives that are designed to set strategic goals for creating a better Aotearoa. The 11 challenges cover topics ranging from childhood education to ageing and nutrition to ecology.

Researchers in the architecture, urbanism and design fields from universities around the country are working on the Building Better Homes, Towns and Cities National Science Challenge, which seeks answers to questions like: how can Māori design principles be better represented in our built environment? What can future neighbourhoods and communities look like? And many more research areas. ArchitectureNow will be getting updates from the researchers on their findings and what they may mean for the industry going forward.

This month, we hear from researchers in the Next Generation Information programme, which is one of six research areas housed within the Building Better Homes, Towns and Cities National Science Challenge.

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