The Nuts and Bolts of Green Building in Arctic Alaska

September 1, 2009 posted by DesignIntelligence

The Nuts and Bolts of Green Building in Arctic Alaska

Architectural designer Judith Grunau discusses the challenges of building a sustainable home in an isolated Eskimo village in Alaska. The project, headed by the Cold Climate Housing Research Center in Fairbanks, aims to spark energy-efficient, affordable housing in rural Alaska-one of the planet's hardest-hit areas by climate change and pricey fuel.

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