Shelter (building)

A shelter is a basic architectural structure or building that provides protection from the local environment.

Fishermen's shelter houses on Barreta Island, Portugal.
Picnic shelter in Gillette, Wyoming
Bugac puszta, Hungary, with animal shelter and mudi
Maasai shelter, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

Having a place of shelter, of safety and of retreat, i.e. a home, is commonly considered a fundamental physiological human need, the foundation from which to develop higher human motivations.


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