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21/10/2016
Hi Everyone. 
 
Well it's time to bring everyone up to date on the the exciting collaboration project at Helensvale State High School. 
 
Over the past few weeks our team numbers have been swelling. Our presence and community via social media has also been growing. Our meetings, the last of which was last night, has a reached a very exciting phase in this project. We have over 100 people in our team global team and over 35 in our working group. 
 
Statement of Intent. 
 
Our total group focus is to get the 'first' Tiny Space built as soon as possible at Helensvale State High School following all the practical steps to do so.  
 
 
DEMO Design and Build.
 
It has been agreed by our working group that the DEMO build will be a larger version of the already existing  'school cubby house' (photo attached) that the team viewed at school last evening. We have also agreed on the dimensions of 2.5 x 7.5 x 4.3 high. 
 
MARLON - will lead the design concept for the DEMO build and he will be supported through collaboration from other team members. If you want to assist Marlon in this process specifically please connect with him directly. 
 
 
Operational Health and Safety.
 
Anyone of the group members who wants to be part of the actual 'build' process will need to undergo Health and Safety training. This process will be detailed in the very near future. 
 
 
Project Meetings. 
 
Meetings will take place EVERY Thursday evening between 6.30pm and 8.30pm, and on Sunday afternoons between 1.30pm and 5pm at Helensvale State High School in the SWELL Building. Anyone is welcome to attend the meetings, old and new team members are all welcome. 
 
 
Project Roles and Responsibilities.
 
As of last nights meeting the following positions have been agreed. 
 
DEMO Build Design Lead - Marlon Pueblos
Project Management - Keith O'Connor, Arlene Morley, Sam Bennett.
Project Advisor - Rod Eske - Hutchinson Builders - Gold Coast School of Construction. 
 
 
ONLINE Collaboration Info Sessions.
 
On Sunday October 16th students from the Helensvale State High School team commenced online FUZE meetings (www.fuze.com) to share the project details with anyone around the world who is interested. At 7pm (QLD TIME) on Sunday night Students will every week develop more connections with other interested parties across the world.
 
Partnerships.
 
We have recently connected with All Hallows School in Brisbane and thanks to Anne Weaver there we are building a relationship of collaboration. Students at ALL Hallows will collaborate with Helensvale State High School students, initially this will be done online. We hope to develop physical connections as well. 
 
 
Eco Village Tour.
 
We are organising a group tour to the ECO Village in Currumbin for the morning of Saturday November 19th. If you are interested to learn more about sustainable living and to see an existing community then please email me your interest to come along. The cost is $10pp for the tour conducted by a Eco Village representative. 
 
 
Hutchinson Site Tour Yatala.
 
We are also organising a tour to the Hutchinson Site at Yatala where we can learn about materials, modular kits and many other building related matters. If you have interest in this tour also email me accordingly. 
 
Next Meeting.
 
The next project meeting is this Sunday at Helensvale State High School between 1.30pm and 5pm. Anyone is welcome. We will be focusing on moving the project forward, design and discussions around the interior of the build. 
 
 
If you would like any additional information about this project, or want to be get involved, then just email me for more information.  
 
Wishing you all a great weekend, and for those who can make it along on Sunday afternoon, I will see you then.
 

In Kindness & Respect,

Mark Philpott
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Humaneity
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