• Living on the Edge: Houses Adapted to Extreme Weather Conditions

    1 month ago - By Arch Daily

    La Dacha Mountain Hut / DRAA. Image © Felipe Camus
    In each region of the globe, vernacular constructions of the most varied kind emerged, whether buried underground, inside caves or even built with stones, wood and fabrics. Shelter solutions were based on available materials and weather conditions. The architecture arises from the development of these shelters, built to protect people from predators and the weather. The construction solutions employed thousands of years ago have evolved and become increasingly complex but kept a common goal: dealing with the weather.
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