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Icelandic Turf Houses

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Iceland´s turf buildings have an important place in the country's national heritage, and are unique in the world. From the settlement of Iceland around 900 AD until the early 20th century Icelandic people lived in such buildings. Today only a handful of these turf houses and churches remain. This unique publication showcases some examples of Icelandic turf buildings from various periods in the country's history. 

Other books featuring traditional Icelandic houses include Writer's Homes and 18th Century Stone Buildings.