Michael Daniels
Kapyong Li Graan Bwaa

UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA

FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE

ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN [L+U OPTION]

EVLU 4012 STUDIO 5

INSTRUCTOR KAMNI GILL

Kapyong Li Graan Bwa (Michif "Kapyong Forest") is designed to use topography, plant variety, colour, iconography, and symbolism spread out over the sites 3 main checkpoints to help makes us more aware of traditional Aboriginal teachings and culture. From South to North, the sites main destinations are titled,"The Reflection Moon", "The Ceremony Centre" and finally "The Sun Centre". Each destination using different strategies to build landscape and history awareness while also sporting unique individual plantings that highlight each of the colours found in a traditional Aboriginal medicine wheel of red, yellow, white, and black.