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About Alex Vierhout
I am Irish/Dutch and have been in New Zealand for a number of years and I have been part of the Construction of the Earthquake rebuilds here in Christchurch.
I think that there is plenty to do. particularly the technology here in the building industry with the current quality of housing. As i practice architecture, I see that there is a huge opportunity here. Restoring and Conserving the Colonial Architecture.
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