belgiums houses are made of sod
sod houses are as real as marshmallows!
Sod houses were structures that pieces of sod (dirt and grass) were cut from the earth and stacked one upon the other. A link to a few photos and their structure is attached.
Sod houses cost little to build because sod was widely available.
Sod is a great insulator. Pioneers made houses out of sod when they did not have wood.
Sod was a strip of thick soil, and this was used to make sod houses. The reason for this was scarce wood, which could have been used to make log cabins.
the houses were made out of sod
the west was known for barbed wire fences and sod houses.
there blocks of turf
No trees for lumber- but lots of sod. They used what they had. And it worked.
Houses were typically made out of slabs of sod (peices of soil, grass roots). Only the rich people had houses that were made out of wood.
YES yes, if sod is a resource in your environment
Sod houses were built on the prairies where trees were scarce, such as in Nebraska..
Aleuts had sod house
They had sod houses.
Construction of a sod house involved cutting patches of sod in rectangles, often 2'×1'×6" (600×300×150mm) long, and piling them into walls. Builders employed a variety of roofing methods. Sod houses accommodate normal doors and windows.
Sod is a kind of grass. Farmers used to live in sod houses. When you want a fast lawn you can use sod instead of seed. The farm west of town is a sod farm. It provides grass for the rest of the city.
the indians or as they are know the palo- indians
Adobes or sod houses
Because in the Great Plains there weren't many trees around. But there was lots of sod.
First of all, it is Yup'ik Eskimo not Yup'ik Indian. They first made their houses out of sod, wooden beams, and stones. Today they make their houses like the rest of Americans.