Accession Number:

AD0748404

Title:

Housing Construction in Greenland (Zhilishchnoe Stroitelstvo v Grenlandii),

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

COLD REGIONS RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING LAB HANOVER N H

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

In Greenland the determining factors in the solution of new housing construction of inhabited places are consideration of the terrain, with its preservation if possible mandatory inclusion of a seaview as a component part of the architectural composition maximum possible use of insolation, not only by means of the appropriate orientation of the buildings, but also by the selection of dark tones for painting them and the presence of protected spaces for recreation and games in the open air.

Subject Categories:

  • Structural Engineering and Building Technology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE