Bare Poles: Building Design for High Latitudes

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McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP, Apr 15, 1996 - Architecture - 209 pages
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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.
 

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Contents

PEOPLE
1
TERRAIN
21
CLIMATE
39
PROGRAM
59
DESIGN
85
AFTERWORD
154
29 GLOSSARY
155
30 BIBLOGRAPHY
158
APPENDICES
164
BUILDING ELEMENTS
183
33 INDEX
191
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