North Slope Housing prototypes

North Slope Prototypes

North Slope Housing Prototypes CCHRC partnered with the Tagiugiullu Nunamiullu Housing Authority (TNHA) to design homes in six North Slope villages. The homes feature a unique foundation system adapted to the permafrost conditions in the high arctic. Homes were constructed in Atqasuk over the 2010 and 2011 building seasons. The design will be expanded to the…

bethel housing

Bethel Aviation Housing

Bethel Aviation Housing CCHRC partnered with the The Association of Village Council Presidents (AVCP) to design two duplexes for flight school students in Bethel. The duplexes highlight the integrated truss technology and energy-efficient building strategies in a hub community, helping to publicly vet these approaches and serve as model homes in the region. AVCP is the economic development corporation for…

venetie prototype home

Venetie Prototype

Venetie Prototype Home The Venetie teacher housing complex uses super-insulated log walls to integrate traditional resources and high-performance building science. There’s a severe housing shortage in Venetie because of the high cost of construction, making it difficult to recruit teachers to work at the school. The new four-plex, built in 2014, provides affordable housing for…

Atqasuk Prototype home

Atqasuk Prototype

Atqasuk Prototype Home In 2010 CCHRC worked with the Tagiugiullu Nunamiullu Housing Authority and residents of Atqasuk to create a design for an affordable, energy efficient, and healthy home that reflects the people and place of Atqasuk. TNHA constructed three of the prototype homes. Resources TitleTypeResource LinkNorth Slope Housing PrototypesSnapshotsDownload Partners Tagiugmiullu Nunamiullu Housing Authority…

Anaktuvuk Pass prototype home

Anaktuvuk Pass Prototype

Anaktuvuk Pass Prototype Home CCHRC partnered with the Tagiugmiullu Nunamiullu Housing Authority (TNHA) and the village of Anaktuvuk Pass to design and construct an affordable, energy efficient, healthy home that incorporated indigenous qualities like earth-berming and a sod roof. Through a partnership with Iligsagvik College in Barrow, local student labor was trained to build the…

Quinhagak Prototype

Quinhagak Prototype Home The Native Village of Kwinhagak (NVK) asked CCHRC to partner with the residents to design a home that is affordable, energy efficient, and healthy. Project Background CCHRC designed a prototype-home with the people of Quinhagak, on the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. The Yup’ik Eskimo village of 700 is on the Kanektok River on the…

Crooked Creek Prototype

Crooked Creek Prototype Home In May 2011, a flood destroyed about a quarter of the homes in Crooked Creek, a small village on the north bank of the Kuskokwim about 140 miles northeast of Bethel. Three and a half months later, volunteers framed the first replacement home in a single day, thanks to the quick…