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traditional houses [2]click to hear

The dwellings, current or of former times, that characterize a given culture.
traditional houses [2] adobe house ladder beam pile dwelling tepee isba

adobe house click to hear

Dwellings found in Latin America and southwestern U.S. made of clay bricks and sun-dried straw.

ladder click to hear

Movable wooden implement with rungs, for reaching the roof.

beam click to hear

Heavy horizontal piece that transfers the weight of the roof onto the support structure.

pile dwelling click to hear

Dwelling built over water or wet land and supported by posts.

tepee click to hear

Conical dwelling of the Indians of the North American plains, made of poles covered with skins.

isba click to hear

Dwelling of various countries in northern Europe, especially Russia, made of the wood of the fir tree.