Migrant communities in masterplanned estates

Christian Roggenbuck

Christian's project explores the experiences and aspirations towards community of migrants from an Indian and Filipino background settling in planned housing estates in Victoria.

About Christian Roggenbuck

Research interests

  • Relationship between identity, community and built environment
  • Urban planning
  • Critical geography
  • Migration
  • Housing policies

Research skills

  • Qualitative research methods
  • GIS
  • Spatial analysis

Teaching interests

  • Human geography
  • Urban development
  • Social planning

Teaching experience

  • Rural development
  • Migration
  • Caribbean space

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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business. - Artwork created by Louisa Bloomer