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Nome Elementary School

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1987, CCC Architects Alaska. Fifth Ave. East and L St.

Bearing all the features of well-thought arctic design, the Nome Elementary School is raised on insulated piling above the permafrost. Beige metal panels cover the exterior, accented by orange trim and a red roof, bright contrasts against the bleak landscape. The entrances are enclosed and hooded, providing protection from the wind.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Alison K. Hoagland
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Alison K. Hoagland, "Nome Elementary School", [Nome, Alaska], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/AK-01-WE008.

Print Source

Buildings of Alaska, Alison K. Hoagland. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 269-269.

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