Quonset Hut: Metal Living for a Modern Age (Google eBook)

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Julie Decker, Chris Chiei
Springer, Jan 1, 2005 - Architectural metal-work - 165 pages
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An unexpected architectural phenomenon-something like a halved tin can turned on its side-swept across the American landscape after World War II: the Quonset hut.
  

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User Review  - Kierstin Butler - Goodreads

As we build our own, it's fun to thumb through! More floor plans would be great. The history is fun. Good read!!! Read full review

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User Review  - Lisa - Goodreads

Who knew? Fascinating book about something I'd never noticed before. Wish it included more floor plans, especially for the ones used as homes. Read full review

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Contents

How the Hut Came to Be
1
Quonsets Alaska and World War II
31
War Design and Weapons of Mass Construction
47
After the War Quonset Huts and Their Integration into Daily American Life
63
The Huts That Wouldnt Go Away Alaska Adopts the Hut
105
Quonsets Today Concluding Thoughts
133
Hut Types
148
Notes
150
Image Credits
156
Index
161
Contributors
164
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

Julie Decker is author of Icebreakers: Alaska's Most Innovative Artist. She has curated numerous exhibits on contemporary art as owner of the Decker/Morris Gallery. Both authors live in Anchorage, Alaska.

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