[Children's Science May 2021] Kodomo no Kagaku Institute

"Pit-house model"that shows how the building works

The May 2021 issue of Children's Science ,"Interesting Work Development Site Kodomo no Kagaku Research Institute,"is a"pit-house model"that shows how the building works.

The pit-house is simplified to complete a paper craft that gives you a rough idea of how it works, and it is a wonderful decoration.

This is a prototype photo.

There are a few things I didn't write in this magazine, so I will write them.

As shown in this figure, there are various types of pit-house dwellings, such as Fushiya A type, Fushiya B type, and Fushiya C type.
The model I made this time is a two-stage Fushiya style.

If you follow the model with a model
[Pillar + beam + girder] parts are up to the point where four pillars are erected and the beam and girder are placed, fitted, and tied on the vertical pillar.

On top of that, you can build a purlin or a purlin.
[Rafters + roofing materials] Parts.

The place to hang rafters is
[Rafters + roofing materials] Parts.

If you actually use grass for the roofing material, you can enjoy the atmosphere of thatching the roof ...! Something like that.
It seems that not only plants but also soil was used.
I made it using a transparent PVC board with a thickness of about 0.2 mm.
Carefully cover it with soil and dodge it, then look up from below to see the atmosphere inside.

Also, the"ro"in the middle is important.
Control the humidity, keep out sick animals,
It seems that it had various roles such as preventing insects and mold from increasing too much.
And ... I realized that the fact that there was always a fire might have had an outstanding effect on mental maintenance.

When we investigate and think about the structure and living environment of old architecture when humans started to build their own houses, natural things such as soil, wood, water, temperature, light, darkness, etc. are very close to us and we deal directly with them. I think it's quite interesting to gradually understand how you devised when you were doing it.

See you next time.

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