Ice Houses of Iran: Where, How, Why By
 Hemming Jorgensen
Publisher Mazda Publishers Pub Date 2012 Pub Location US Isbn 978156859269 Subject Course(s)
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Description

The traditional Persian ice houses served as reservoirs that stored blocks of ice in the winter for further use in the summer. In this book, Dr. Jorgensen, has made a remarkable effort in cataloguing still remaining ice houses and in the process has found other ice houses that are shaped differently. He has developed a typology, described and analyzed the layouts, shapes, dimensions, construction methods, materials, reinforcements, and decorations.