Architect: vernacular - Date: unknown
Location: Arctic - Building Type: nomadic house
Style: Inuit Vernacular
Construction System: cut snow masonry
An igloo also known as a snow house or snow hut, is a type of shelter built of
snow, typically built when the snow can be easily compacted. Although igloos are
Aug 22, 2012 ... Igloos, or the Ice Houses are generally built of snow and ice in very cold places.
An igloo is a dome-shaped building, with blocks of ice built up ...
Mar 7, 2014 ... Scouts sit in a illuminated new built igloo, on the glacier of Plaine morte (dead
plain) in Crans Montana, in the alps of the canton of valais in ...
Igloo or Iglu is a snow house that is dome shaped. Originally used by the
Eskimos as a temporary shelter or for hunting expeditions, an Igloo has become
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Dec 7, 2010 ... This video just talks about the build. For step by step video please check out my
later (much better) video here: ...
Visit this site for facts and pictures of the Igloo. Description of the Igloo, a Native
American Indian shelter and style of house. Discover how the Igloo was built and
The igloo is a small house made of snow, perfectly suited to a cold, arctic
environment where building materials such as wood, stone and brick are not
Jul 20, 1998 ... Temporary winter home or hunting-ground dwelling of Canadian and Greenland
Inuit (Eskimos). The term igloo, or iglu, from Eskimo igdlu ...
Igloos were created by Inuit Indians as temporary houses to use on fishing and
hunting expeditions. Learn about igloos and find out how to construct an igloo.