Architecture of the Arctic

Saturday, May 13, 2006

These are buildings from the Canadian territory of Nunavut, where high winds, freezing temperatures, and the difficulty of transporting raw materials pose some interesting architectural constraints. All of the buildings above are in the city of Iqaluit, except for the flying saucer, which is in Igloolik.

A restaurant

A school

A cathedral

A firehouse

An airport

A school

A research center

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh holy awesome. I want to live there.

9:20 PM  
Blogger jayg said...


10:19 PM  
Blogger Andrew Glazebrook said...

I actually think some of those are pretty cool looking,I'd love to see inside them !

4:42 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Haha, very 'cool' indeed :).

2:08 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just a heads up that Canada is up north so these are at the north pole not the south pole

7:18 PM  

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