Architecture - Masters
Genesis, is not just a cultural community center, it is the beginning of a new beginning. The design aims to provide support, safety and necessary services to past, current and future refugees and asylum seekers.
“Every minute in 2018, 25 people were forced to flee. What we are seeing in these figures is further confirmation of a longer-term rising trend in the number of people needing safety from war, conflict and persecution.”Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (2020)
Fatima Diaz is interested in designing spaces that revolve around the people who will use and occupy them. She enjoys the process of creating architecture in working with clients to bring their ideas and dreams to life and has a keen interest in designing for diverse needs including for people with disability, aged care and places for social well-being. She hopes to continue to grow her knowledge and skills while maintaining her focus on architecture for people.