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About

Constanza Gonzalez-Mathiesen is a PhD candidate in Urban Planning at the University of Melbourne, and a researcher at the Universidad del Desarrollo, Chile, in sustainable spatial planning. She holds a Master Degree in Urban Planning from The University of Melbourne and is an accredited Architect from the Universidad del Desarrollo. Her research focuses on spatial planning mechanisms and processes for integrating disaster risk management knowledge in order to develop settlements’ transformative resilience to bushfires. She has experience in both academic and professional capacity in topics related to bushfire resilient spatial planning, social housing and reconstruction projects for slum dwellers.

Student project

The aim of this study is to contribute to understandings of ways of improving spatial planning capacity to identify, mainstream and change over time based on new considerations about bushfire risk management.
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