Primitive shelter

Temporary / permanent shelter and encampment
Huts, shacks, and shanties
- protection against inclement weather
- solid and permanent structure offering refuge


Early development
Early man in his habitation accommodated himself to the shelter afforded by caverns and hollow trees
Primitive shelter under branches developed into rude huts of different structures
- boughs and skins spread from tree to tree
- grasses, branches, and bark

Further development
Constructed habitations
- wooden buildings

Hut dwelling
- local techniques and materials
— ice
— stone
— leather
— fur
— grass
— palm leaves
— branches
— mud / sod
- quick and inexpensive construction
- easily transportable

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