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Peter Droege MAAS (MIT), DI (TUM), MPIA, AAIA

Ct Professor, Architecture & Built Environment, University of Newcastle
Chair, Planning Institute of Australia, Urban Design Chapter
Chair, World Council of Renewable Energy, Asia Pacific Region

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