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Call for Submissions: Indigenous Housing Canada 2017

  • 15:00 - 22 August, 2017
Call for Submissions: Indigenous Housing Canada 2017
Call for Submissions: Indigenous Housing Canada 2017, Indigenous Housing Completion; Credit: AWB Canada
Indigenous Housing Completion; Credit: AWB Canada

The Indigenous Housing Competition Canada invites everyone, students and professionals, to submit ideas for remote access Indigenous Community housing in Canada.

Purpose
The purpose of this competition is to raise awareness of Indigenous Housing in Canada and improve opportunities available to design, deliver and maintain housing for remote access Indigenous Canadians.

Background
There are over 600 Indigenous Communities in Canada with over 60 ethnic groups located in diverse landscapes, many with remote access. Current housing is provided by Indigenous Communities or with funding from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada. Housing demand can exceed supply causing overcrowding.

Location
The location may be any remote access Indigenous Community in Canada not served by year-round all-weather roads. Transportation to communities is currently limited to air, sea lift or temporary winter road during February and March. Winter road width restriction at bridges is 4.9 metres.

Download the information related to this competition here.

This competition was submitted by an ArchDaily user. If you'd like to submit a competition, call for submissions or other architectural 'opportunity' please use our "Submit a Competition" form. The views expressed in announcements submitted by ArchDaily users do not necessarily reflect the views of ArchDaily.

Cite: "Call for Submissions: Indigenous Housing Canada 2017" 22 Aug 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/878128/indigenous-housing-canada-2017/> ISSN 0719-8884