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  • n. Plural form of bunkhouse.


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  • From munitions factories to worker housing, from camouflage to propaganda graphics, from the brutalizing bunkhouses at Auschwitz to the seating at Nuremberg that arranged war criminals face to face with their victims and judges, architects had a hand in carrying out an array of objectives both worthy and horrific.

    Building for War

  • The bunkhouses that Crowe claimed were only hours from being equipped with fans, lights, and coolers had not yet been wired for electricity, and the appliances themselves had not been delivered.


  • The camp was open to the beating sun yet shut off from cross-breezes, an airless, stupefying place where the stench of the latrines settled in the bunkhouses like a miasma.


  • Further along were the precariously anchored bunkhouses, mess tents, and machine shops of what was now known as River Camp.


  • A cluster of seventy-five-bed bunkhouses and a second mess hall with three hundred seats stood at River Camp, the spot two miles upstream of the dam site from which the work barges departed.


  • Each knew how to reach his own best workers, so that every time Crowe began a job there would be a hundred trained laborers on the site, ready to start alongside him, their first assignment often the construction of their own bunkhouses.


  • To the south are houses for gentlemen and bunkhouses for artisans and laborers.

    Champlain's Dream

  • Artisans and laborers constructed bunkhouses for themselves, and the Swiss soldiers had barracks.

    Champlain's Dream

  • They are not camping, they are sleeping in bunkhouses.


  • In the summer months, they usually stayed in separate cookrooms or bunkhouses, where they often prepared their own meals.

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