Self-Sufficient Habitable Low-Cost House
Part of:
  • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)

Self-Sufficient Habitable Low-Cost House



Level of archival description:
Extent and medium:
  • 0.10 l.m. of textual records
    197 printing plate(s)
    113 photographs
    23 negatives
    19 contact sheets
    3 books
Scope and content:
File related to the Ecol House project, a self-sufficient habitable low-cost house by the Minimum Cost House Group, built in spring and summer 1972, and the publication "Ecol Operation: Ecology + Building + Common Sense" related to the project. The material in this file was produced between 1972 and 1977. The file contains textual records, predominantly dummies for the publication, and photographs of the Ecol House. The file also includes copies of the publications "Ecol Operation: Ecology + Building + Common Sense" (including a French translation) and printing plates.
Reference number:



Montréal Island of Montréal Québec Canada

Credit line:
Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
Don de Vikram Bhatt/
Gift of Vikram Bhatt
Language of material:
  • The documents are predominantly in English and some in French.

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