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This learning activity engages students in research and the design of a sustainable community using principles of sustainability, alternative energy sources, and vernacular architecture.
Collection: Connecting the World Through Canadian Design
Creator: Design Exchange
This case study looks at a model healthy house in Toronto designed by architect Martin Liefhebber.
Collection: Connecting the World Through Canadian Design
Creator: Design Exchange
Descriptions of how to make and play the spoons, and the dancing man.
Collection: Music of the Francophonie: Activities and Glossary
Creator: CHIN-Canadian Heritage Information Network
A compact coal-fired, cast iron hot water heater from the 1940s
Collection: 'Warming Up' Collection of space heating artefacts, 1920s to the 1960s
Creator: HVACR Heritage Centre Canada
This case study looks at the work of Canadian furniture designer Patty Johnson in Guyana. She offers an alternative approach to creating sustainable and autonomous economies in the developing world.
Collection: Connecting the World Through Canadian Design
Creator: Design Exchange
By the mid-1920s the search was on for a small, self-starting, electric motor, operating on alternating current (by then the choice of most power utilities).
Collection: 'Warming Up' Collection of space heating artefacts, 1920s to the 1960s
Creator: HVACR Heritage Centre Canada
This case study looks at a Canadian architecture firm that designed a high-rise building to withstand severe earthquakes in Mexico City.
Collection: Connecting the World Through Canadian Design
Creator: Design Exchange
The "winter air conditioner" was a convergence of five advanced technologies: oil burner, controls, fan, filter and humidifier.
Collection: 'Warming Up' Collection of space heating artefacts, 1920s to the 1960s
Creator: HVACR Heritage Centre Canada
A 1930s time-temperature-actuated electro-mechanical automated room 'thermostat' gave homeowners the flexibility to set their own temperatures to operate their central home heating systems.
Collection: 'Warming Up' Collection of space heating artefacts, 1920s to the 1960s
Creator: HVACR Heritage Centre Canada
The popularization of automated central heating would await the arrival of the high-pressure, fuel-atomizing, gun-style, conversion oil burner.
Collection: 'Warming Up' Collection of space heating artefacts, 1920s to the 1960s
Creator: HVACR Heritage Centre Canada
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