His passion for unconventional forms and appreciation of nature and landscape were present in his life from a very young age, and consequently developed into the unique architectural style he has employed throughout his career. The CLIPs are fabricated with the insulation preinstalled in the plant, a design strategy that eliminates thermal bridging and the mold-causing condensation that can come along with it. The CLIPs used for the exterior walls of the Cardinal House have Type II EPS insulation and a thermal performance of R-28; the roof cassettes are insulated with cellulose, composed of up to 85 percent recycled newspaper, and have an R-value in excess of R-60. “We’ve created a healthy, breathable living environment, eliminated mold and vastly increased the fire safety of the house. two-storey, three-bedroom/two-bathroom Cardinal House is a high-performance, mold-resistant mass timber design. Douglas Cardinal was born in 1930s. However, the prototype Cardinal House offers an affordable and repeatable solution that addresses the central concerns of the homes themselves, and delivers a mold-free, energy-efficient home designed to last for generations. Committed to developing a real solution, Cardinal – along with a skilled team of construction professionals – designed, prefabricated and assembled the first Cardinal House, a prototype that was completed in October for the Elsipogtog First Nation in New Brunswick. 2 were here. The housing needs across the country are as diverse as the First Nations communities affected by the crisis, so there is no single solution. The windows are Passive House certified and have an installed U-value of 0.81 W/m, According to Adrienne Fainman, who was the Cardinal House project manager and is an architectural designer at Douglas. Energy efficient, triple-glazed windows were preinstalled into the CLIPs in the factory and contribute to the superior thermal performance of the building envelope. CLIPs are a cost-efficient composite building element fabricated with CLT and other products for use in commercial, multi-unit residential and single-family applications; they are highly customizable and can be manufactured to varying degrees of completion (e.g. The factory-built house uses innovative wall panels called CLIPs (cross-laminated insulated panels) for the building envelope. According to Adrienne Fainman, who was the Cardinal House project manager and is an architectural designer at Douglas Douglas Joseph Cardinal OC FRAIC (born 7 March 1934) is an Indigenous Canadian architect based in Ottawa, Ontario. Most houses last one generation; this is designed to last many. “The communities across the north are the most susceptible to climate change – they have harsh climates that are getting harsher, so the building technology needs to address that. Douglas Joseph Cardinal, architect (born 7 March 1934 in Calgary, AB). The Cardinal House addresses issues that are problematic in housing across the country: durability and longevity. Cardinal Architect, CLT construction offers an excellent housing solution for challenging environments. Manufactured off-site to exacting standards in a controlled indoor environment, then shipped on a single truck and assembled by a small crew in just a few days, Cardinal House is an affordable solution that uses modern materials and methods to successfully address many of the key issues contributing to the housing crisis.