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Year of Completion
Dsc (Continental Subarctic Climate)
Material and its Properties
wood Seneca began growing in the 1920s as a company town for the Edward Hines Lumber Company, large-scale Pon-derosa Pine logs were shipped to the Hines from Seneca and the surrounding National Forest. Wood is readily available and plentiful. Thus, it is a cheap material there.
Using local materials is very economical and environmentally friendly, which saves transportation costs and energy consumption during delivery. In this small town, buildings are basically built by local people, and practicality is the priority.
chen, zhuoying, "Seneca House" (1929). Building Case Studies. 388.