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Screen capture: D. Wilkinson/NFB
How to Build an Igloo
Here’s a blast from the past, a ten-and-a-half minute archival documentary courtesy of the National Film Board of Canada (NFB). In 1949 renown photographer Douglas Wilkinson captured all the details of building an igloo, from snow selection to the interior “furnishings”, creating a warm and comfortable shelter. The result is How to Build an Igloo.