I know for sure, that Yakutia has houses with carved framed windows. But in November 2010, when I was there, the temperature was -40°C. I could not realize how could it be so bitterly cold in November, but locals said that autumn was abnormally warm for the area and were afraid of…frost to come!
This was how the houses looked like and no wonder that one could not have any idea of windows frames (if any).
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