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Dwellings Reading 1

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Dwellings – Paul Oliver Cultural Climate (130 – 143) Thermal properties of turves: sod houses maintain comfortable temperature o Soil shared characteristics of rammed earth, adobe block, and clay buildings o Sun’s rays
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Unformatted text preview: external wall surfaced absorbed heat o Soil transmits heat slowly to keep interior cool and keep in heat at night • Large tiled stoves found in Russian izba o Other heating forms than the izba and chimney:...
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