February 25, 2013

7 Examples of the Modern Igloo

 Our Arctic-dwelling Inuit friends have thrived on northern ice plates for thousands of years, in shelters made entirely of packed snow, where temperatures inside can reach into the mid-60s Fahrenheit!

A new book, Igloo: Contemporary Vernacular Architecture by Alejandro Bahamon and Ana Canizares, charts the history and development of vernacular ice structures and their translation into contemporary architecture.

See more. [Images: Kengo Kuma and Associates, MyModernMet, dmvA Architecten]

  1. unhappykook reblogged this from theatlantic
  2. readyroqui reblogged this from theatlantic
  3. mrwindu reblogged this from moorbay
  4. profesormoriarty reblogged this from moorbay
  5. alloku reblogged this from moorbay
  6. reeaallyycassy reblogged this from moorbay
  7. moorbay reblogged this from theatlantic and added:
    Contemporary Vernacular Architecture by Alejandro Bahamon and Ana Canizares, charts the history and development of...
  8. my-url-is-as-precedes reblogged this from theatlantic
  9. cloudjumpingoctopushunter reblogged this from theatlantic
  10. n2dyst reblogged this from theatlantic
  11. nando022 reblogged this from theatlantic
  12. mmck reblogged this from theatlantic
  13. the-source-xx reblogged this from theatlantic
  14. loewsanatomy reblogged this from theatlantic
  15. rosedjart reblogged this from theatlantic
  16. roxelb reblogged this from theatlantic
  17. spare-the-spark reblogged this from theatlantic
  18. pc9899ed reblogged this from theatlantic
  19. the-design-chronicles reblogged this from theatlantic
  20. exhibitor reblogged this from theatlantic
  21. baremascorlando reblogged this from vurton and added:
    Andrew’s Corner