CMHC's healthy housing design competition, guide and technical requirements: NH15-602/1991E-PDF

"This document was designed for use in CMHC's Healthy Housing Design Competition. It is broken down into three sections. Section I is an introduction to the competition and describes CMHCs perspective on sustainable development. Section II of the booklet provides background information on many aspects of sustainable housing. The subsections are based on the elements which must be considered and addressed in the development of designs for healthy housing, including: occupant health; energy efficiency; resource efficiency; environmental responsiblity; affordability and economic viability. A discussion of the issues and background information is provided on each topic together with a description of state-of-the-art developments in housing design and technology. Section III of the document is designed for competition entrants. The technical requirements define the elements which the design team must address in their submissions"--Provided by publisher.

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Title CMHC's healthy housing design competition, guide and technical requirements
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Cover title. Issued also in French under title: Concours SCHL de modèles de maisons saines, guide et exigencies techniques. Digitized edition from print produced 2015 [for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation].
Date c1991.
Number of Pages 40 p. :
Catalogue Number
  • NH15-602/1991E-PDF
Subject Terms Domestic architecture, Competition