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Northern housing innovations


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Bill Semple, Senior Researcher, Sustainable Housing Policy and Research, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Ottawa, Ontario.

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Northern housing innovations

  1. 1. Northern Housing InnovationsBill SempleSenior ResearcherSustainable Housing Policy and ResearchCanada Mortgage and Housing Corp.
  2. 2. Anaktuvuk Pass InuvikDawson City Iqaluit Whitehorse Gameti Ross River Yellowknife ArviatNorthern Design Charrettes and Workshops
  3. 3. Arviat – NHC/CMHC Northern Sustainable House
  4. 4. The Arviat House Design Charrette
  5. 5. SouthWest
  6. 6. NorthEast
  7. 7. CCHRC Sustainable Northern Shelter Project
  8. 8. RETAINING heat, not PRODUCING heat, isthe most important part of an animal’ssurvivalThe most successful Arctic animals don’thave to eat more fuel to keep warm in thewinter. Instead, they put their energy intohigh-quality fur and fat to maintain theirbody temperature.
  9. 9. Floor Plan – Sustainable Northern Shelter , Anaktuvuk Pass
  10. 10. Thank You