|By: Hagen Rose
Date: 11th Match 2011
Definition of a Hut
Originally from the German Haut - meaning skin...
This became Old High German hutta meaning a light superficial, dwelling.
A hut is a small and crude shelter, usually used for dwelling. Its design favors local construction techniques and materials to allow for swift and inexpensive construction.
The Hut can take serveral forms, all the way from the simple mud hut to a modern sophisticated building.
Some classic types are: