Bare Poles

Bare Poles

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Designing successfully for people in the world's coldest climates demands a broad understanding of site conditions and their unique social context. Until now such knowledge often lay unarticulated in the minds of a few experienced practitioners or in the disappearing traditions of aboriginal peoples.ATTRIBUTES OF THE SNOW HOUSE Quick to build: It takes one skilled person and a helper about an hour to build a snow ... A replacement house, an extra house, a meeting hall cost nearly nothing to build. Law surfizce-to-volume ratio: A hemispherical dome uses the least amount of material to enclose a volume above aanbsp;...

Title:Bare Poles
Author:Harold Strub
Publisher:McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP - 1996-04-15


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