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How to Build an Igloo

17th January 2018

Read it.

If, of course, that’s what you want to do.

Before he retired from McGill University, Pieter Sijpke used to give his architecture students some pretty cool homework. He once told the class, “I want to be drinking in a snow bar by Friday.” His students went outside and got to work, and sure enough, “we had 50 people inside the snow bar by Friday afternoon.”

One of the neat things about being a professor is you have lots of students who will do stupid stuff for you just for a grade.

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