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INTBAU Canada was formed in 2007 and is a broad network of people and organizations concerned with:

• New constructions using traditional patterns
• Relationship between new construction and local identity
• Local economies and initiatives implied in building and regeneration
• Sustainable construction and low energy alternatives
• Importance of traditional patterns vs. urban sprawl and current urban forms
• Heritage conservation
• New construction in and around heritage sites
• Importance of traditional craftsmanship/skills/materials (stone carving, earth construction, etc.)
• Low rise density models
• Developing a holistic set of practices