IHC Competition Winners

Over 80 entries were received from around the world. We extend our sincere appreciation to everyone that entered this competition.

First Place

Mountain Houses: Project for Salluit, Nunavik, the northern portion of Quebec by Marie-Claude Gravel, Pierre-Olivier Demeule and Antonin Boulanger Cartier. You can see the proposal here and watch the team explain the proposal in the video below. 

Second Place 

Towards a New Normal by Evan Taylor. You can listen to Evan explain his ideas in the video below and review the proposal here.

Third Place

Unpacking Community by Egest Gjinali, Suzanne Laure Doucet and Colleen Lashuk proposes a housing strategy for a community in northern Quebec based on incremental design. Watch the video and review the proposal here.

You can learn more about the Indigenous Housing Canada ideas competition here.

Selected Media Links

Architects step up to build better homes in Indigenous communities

Local architectural intern wins Indigenous housing award

CKUW interview

Canadian Architect

The Architectural Review


AWB Canada would like to thank everyone who entered the competition, the competition organizers and other volunteers, jury members and sponsors. 

Conference Chairperson: Victor Kolynchuk

Jury Members: Destiny Seymour, Ken Einarsson, Michael Robertson, Dave Thomas, Roxanne Greene, Darrel Koop, Sarah Chernis, Michael Conway, Catherine Peters, Tom Langrell

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Photos by Destiny Gulewich