Friday, April 17, 2009

--"An Exploration of Indigenous Building Forms"

I can't praise this project highly enough. A services center for a First Nations community in Nova Scotia, the building it based on a traditional Native American Longhouse. Not only is it visually stunning, but its dimensions simultaneously provide passive solar warmth while diverting significant snowfalls--gains first understood by First Nations who built long houses centuries ago. Congratulations to Piskwepaq Design Inc. on a commendable job!

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