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Nature’s Place Museum

natural building for a museum of nature

2007 Sustainable Building & Design project

In the middle of the municipal complex in Minden, Ontario sits Nature’s Place, a museum focused on the natural heritage of the area. 

The museum display area is built around a replica of an old log cabin, and incorporates trees, natural finishes and even animal footprints in the floor to give visitors a sense of the outdoors as they view exhibits that celebrate natural heritage.

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Straw bale and straw/clay walls with earthen and lime plasters

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Locally harvested timbers and wood siding with natural finishes

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Hydronic in-floor heating and full heat recovery ventilation system

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Cordwood interior wall with earthen mortar

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Energy efficient building enclosures with triple pane, fiberglass frame windows

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