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Summer Hess is a US writer and academic specialising in community building and urban renewal. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the Inland Northwest Center for Writers and is a regular contributor to Out There Monthly and Field & Compass. She lives in Spokane, Washington.
This Labour Weekend, Christchurch welcomes back the Festival of Transitional Architecture, a biennial examination and celebration of the post-earthquake rebuild. Summer Hess talks city-making with the FESTA team.