Allen Kapolak at an early Thule tent rin

INUIT ARCHITECHTURE WORKSHOP

OVERVIEW

This meeting gathered Inuinnait Elders to update them on the progress of the Nunamiutuqaq program, introduce them to new project participants, and begin outlining traditional Inuit architectural design strategies to deal with various facets of our pilot modular structure including building orientation, local materials, light, heat and airflow.  

PARTICIPANTS

PI/KHS: Emily Angulalik, Pamela Gross, Kim Crockatt, Brendan Griebel, Helen Blewett, Eileen Okhina, Sophie Pantin

Board of Elders: Bessie Omilgoetok, Susie Maniyogina, Annie Atighioyak, Eva Kakolak, Noah Kuptana, David Amagainek, Mabel Etegik, Mary Kaotalok

DISCUSSION