SHELTER 2010 6/21-6/25
This week we will design shelters out of natural materials that keep us warm and dry in different wild landscapes of San Francisco. We start with a visit to an Ohlone hut in the heart of the Mission. Throughout the week we will gain inspiration and technique from different cultures around the world as we explore the relationship natural buildings have with their local ecology. We'll enlist the help of architects and engineers, and master knot-tying and lashing. We'll observe local wildlife, and see how they build their homes.
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