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Composite Buildings

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1940–1944, Albert Kahn

The two-and-a-half-story, shed-roofed composite buildings were interconnected, enabling inhabitants to live and work in the same building. Such a concentration of activity made the arrangement vulnerable to bombing attacks, and the military soon adopted a more scattered approach.

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Author: 
Alison K. Hoagland
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Alison K. Hoagland, "Composite Buildings", [Unalaska, Alaska], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/AK-01-SW016.3.

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Buildings of Alaska, Alison K. Hoagland. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 294-295.

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