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How have the structures that keep us warm and dry evolved over time? From a cave to neolithic longhouses, igloos and Roman apartments, the history of these buildings reveals some of the ground-breaking inventions that make our modern houses a sanctuary of comfort and security. We discover the ingenuity of how houses were built; how Igloos are one of the most stable and insulated structures, how the Romans built their empire with bricks, cement and tiles and how Neolithic settlers designed longhouses. We uncover how we developed these shelters to provide comfort; Minoan indoor plumbing, Roman underfloor heating and how Persian civilisations harnessed the wind to keep them cool. Even security, the most important comfort of all, has its roots in ancient communities. Join us in this episode to dissect the anatomy of houses.