The narrative in Gathering Place that runs parallel to the building of the snow house
is about familial pressure on a young man to find a wife.
Unlike the snow house
the dwellings designed as part of the northern housing initiative whether they be the incongruous styrofoam igloo or subsequent, Euro-Canadian types of housing--were finite in size and restricted to a given location.
This two-roomed snow house
(below) quickly took shape.
Many of the Iglulingmiut snow house
complexes recorded by Mathiassen (1928), for example, were impressively large structures that could accommodate as many as five nuclear families, including dogs, food, and equipment.
John Snow House
, the headquarters for Durham and Chester-le-Street Primary Care Trust, in Durham City.
The meeting will be held at John Snow House
, Durham University Science Park, Durham.
Key words: iglu, snow house
, winter shelter, Inuit, snow dwelling, traditional winter houses
They will receive awards from PCT chairman Lady Ann Calman on Thursday in the John Snow House
, in Durham University, on Thursday.
The meeting will be held at Durham and Chester-le-Street PCT's headquarters at John Snow house
in Durham University Science Park at 9.
The meeting at the trust's headquarters, John Snow House
, on Durham University's science park, next Thursday will also consider a plan to tackle adult obesity in the area.
And once he finally returns to Scotland, Guy can't wait until the first time it snows - because he's going to build his sons the best snow house
they've ever seen.
The Durham and Chester-le-Street PCTboard meeting will be held in the William Pickles Room at John Snow House
, Durham, at 9am Thursday.