Indigenous Housing Ideas Competition

This competition will raise awareness of the challenges that many Canadians face in securing quality housing for their families. The purpose is to encourage meaningful dialogue on ways to improve opportunities to design, deliver and maintain high-quality housing with remote access Indigenous Canadians. Areas to consider in this competition include:

VISION - Overall objective, processes and proposed method

PLACE - Response to climate, bioregion, geology, history, development

SUSTAINABILITY - Use of local materials, labour and energy

COMMUNITY -  Community, culture and family

GROWTH - Flexibility to adapt for or accommodate growth

FUNDING  - Alternative financing arrangements, partnerships, volunteerism, owner participation

Full Competition Brief : HERE

For more information, please visit Architects Without Borders Canada.

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Food for Thought
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Noon  |  Centre Space
John A. Russell Building
Faculty of Architecture
University of Manitoba