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The Other Side of Utah - 2014/2015


An art and photography exhibition for all amateur and professional artists east of the Wasatch Front
November 15, 2014 through February 27, 2015
9:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Saturday, closed Sunday.
General admission fees apply. see poster

How To Build A Pithouse In Several Easy? Steps


Pithouses are shallow “pits” or excavations made in the soil and overlain by a roof of wood and earth. They occur in various cultures throughout prehistory. In order to better understand pithouses in the Fremont culture, the Prehistoric Museum is reconstructing one in which to use as a test-bed for various hypotheses and to answer various questions, such as what is the seasonal variability of inside temperature as compared with the outside air temperature. How much heat (in BTUs) is needed in the dead of winter to keep the pithouse in the upper 40s? How important is the placement of the air vent to air circulation? Check out the photos on Flickr


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