Figure 2.5: A collection of farm buildings below the Matterhorn at Winckelmatten, Valais, Switzerland,
elevation 6,000 feet. Stone was often preferred for roofs on structures in this region, even when timber
was abundant. (Cereghini, Building in the Mountains, p. 65)
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