Poster Presentation

Poster Presentation on Building youth capacity to solve the Indigenous Housing Crisis in Island Lake, Manitoba, Canada

Designing Culturally Appropriate Homes with Local Youth and Local Materials

First Nation youth are designing and building culturally appropriate homes from local wood they have logged and sawn. A housing design workshop occurred October 2nd and 3rd, 2018 with the Boreal Homebuilders in the communities of Wasagamack and Garden Hill First Nations.The design workshops were led by two University of Manitoba architects Lancelot Coar and Shauna Mallory-Hill, as well as Architect Master…