Stilt Houses

Houses constructed on stilts above the ground, typically built in hot, moist regions, on water, or on uneven terrain.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
2597
Names
stilt houses
stilt house
houses, stilt
paalwoningen Dutch
paalwoning Dutch
palafitos Spanish
palafito Spanish
vivienda lacustre Spanish
viviendas lacustres Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300005454. The J. Paul Getty Trust.