Cardinal House

SEGMENT: PRIVATE – SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL

.about the project:

Cardinal House is a prototype for a prefabricated mass timber home intended to help meet the housing needs of First Nations communities. Designed by renown Canadian architect, Douglas Cardinal, manufactured by Element5, and assembled by MCH, the prefabricated, modular design and mass timber construction delivers a high-performance, durable home that can be passed down through generations.  Watch the video to learn more about Cardinal House and the benefits CLT brings to home construction..

Read our blog post about this project.

Location:

Elsipogtog First Nation, New Brunswick

Materials:

Cross-Laminated Insulated Panels (CLIPs) for exterior walls, Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) and Light Wood Frame (LWF) panels for interior walls, CLT floor panels, BOXX roof panels that use nano.CLT, Glulam structural framing elements

Scope:

Cost consulting, Design consulting, Pre-engineering review, 3D modelling, Fabrication, Assembly

Photos:

Photography & Videogrpahy by Mark Hemmings.

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