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This learning activity engages students in research and the design of a sustainable community using principles of sustainability, alternative energy sources, and vernacular architecture.
Collection: Connecting the World Through Canadian Design
Creator: Design Exchange
This activity explores why Hurricane Katrina had such a destructive and deadly impact on New Orleans.
Collection: Connecting the World Through Canadian Design
Creator: Design Exchange
The "winter air conditioner" was a convergence of five advanced technologies: oil burner, controls, fan, filter and humidifier.
Collection: 'Warming Up' Collection of space heating artefacts, 1920s to the 1960s
Creator: HVACR Heritage Centre Canada
This 1930s historic artefact demonstrated the ingenuity of Canadian engineers to take common components and combine them into a unique portable heater.
Collection: 'Warming Up' Collection of space heating artefacts, 1920s to the 1960s
Creator: HVACR Heritage Centre Canada
An online quiz to learn new facts about Canada through Ottawa museums.
Collection: Virtual Museums of Canada Quiz
Creator: CHIN-Canadian Heritage Information Network
This case study looks at the work of Canadian furniture designer Patty Johnson in Guyana. She offers an alternative approach to creating sustainable and autonomous economies in the developing world.
Collection: Connecting the World Through Canadian Design
Creator: Design Exchange
Nations, much like corporations and organizations, rely on branding to project a particular image of themselves to others. This activity looks at branding design at a more local level.
Collection: Connecting the World Through Canadian Design
Creator: Design Exchange
How can one logo capture an entire country? This case study looks at the development of the logo for the Vancouver 2010 Olympics.
Collection: Connecting the World Through Canadian Design
Creator: Design Exchange
Every day, thousands of people enter Canada for the first time across our borders and through our airports. This activity involves developing a survival guide for newcomers.
Collection: Connecting the World Through Canadian Design
Creator: Design Exchange
The popularization of automated central heating would await the arrival of the high-pressure, fuel-atomizing, gun-style, conversion oil burner.
Collection: 'Warming Up' Collection of space heating artefacts, 1920s to the 1960s
Creator: HVACR Heritage Centre Canada
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