This picture taken in Iceland in the late afternoon. On the picture is a little church made from wood and peat (turf). Is one of the last peat churches in Iceland. The humps in the grass are ancient gravesHofskirkja Iceland by Menno Schaefer on
Farm houses located in Keldur, Iceland. Earth sheltering is the architectural practice of using earth against building walls for external thermal mass, to reduce heat loss, and to easily maintain a steady indoor air temperature.