Figure 2.4: A nineteenth century print by Currodi and Hurliman depicting a hamlet in the Wengernalp,
Switzerland. Heavy stones are used to secure the roofing during summer storms and retain the snow in
winter. (Cereghini, Building in the Mountains, p. 40)
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