A hut is a primitive dwelling , which may be constructed of various local materials. Huts are a type of vernacular architecturebecause they are built of readily available materials such as wood , snow , ice, stone , grass , palm leaves , branches , hides, fabric, or mud using techniques passed down through the generations.
A hut is a shape of a lower quality than a house (durable, well built dwelling ) but higher quality than a shelter (place of refuge or safety ) such as a tent and is used as temporary or seasonal shelter or in primitive societies as a permanent dwelling .
Huts exist in practically all nomadic cultures. Some huts are transportable and can stand most conditions of weather .