Design Innovations for Canadian Settlements

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  • Directed by Bruce Mackay
  • 1976Canada17 minutesEnglish

Discussion to follow with Peter Sampson, PSA Associates and Shane Solomon, Republic Architecture.

A 1976 documentary about innovative housing and community design as a way to conserve energy. Two planned mining towns, one in Quebec and another in Manitoba (designed by architect Les Stechesen), are examined, as well as solar-heated homes in Ontario and Prince Edward Island. This film was produced by the NFB for the Canadian Habitat Secretariat, Urban Affairs.