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  • House of Bohemian Forest (Šumava) Roubený šumavský dům 49.817492, 15.472962

    House of Bohemian Forest is a subtype of House of Southwest Bohemia, which is extended in Bohemian Forest (Šumava) and in surroundings (Pošumaví), in some places in Novohradské Mountains too. In the 18th century was this kind of house mostly timbered, during the 19th century than brick, often with decoration of gable wall.

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  • Pilsen House Plzeňský dům 49.817492, 15.472962

    Pilsen House is separated type of traditional architecture of Plzeň and surroundings. Older houses are single storey, timbered, houses from 19th century are mostly bricks. This kind of houses is characterized by baroque and classicist forms of front facade. In some regions can we find influences of traditional architecture of neighbour region (halftimbered constructions etc.).

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  • House of Chodsko Chodský dům 49.817492, 15.472962

    House of Chodsko is kind of traditional architecture, subtype of House of Southwest Bohemia, named after ethnographic region Chodsko witch is situated between Bohemian Forest (Šumava) and Czech Forest (Český les).

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  • House of Southwest Bohemia Dům jihozápadních Čech 49.817492, 15.472962

    House of Southwest Bohemia is separated type of traditional czech architecture, which contained three local subtypes: House of Bohemian Forest (Šumava), House of Chodsko and Pilsen House. House of Southwest Bohemia can we find in contemporary Region of Plzeň and partial in Jihočeský Region.

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  • Homestead Bežaj 46.234146, 14.726228

    Building interiors reflect general economic, social and cultural developments as well as natural conditions, which affect the form of the building, the way of life and its quality. The historical development is significantly connected with the use of fire and the development of the kitchen; in Slovenia, different historical types of kitchen (hearth, smoke room, black and stove kitchen, white kitchen) are still preserved.

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  • Reconstruction of Public Spaces in Dobrá Niva 48.472914, 19.102027

    After devastating floods (1990 and 1999) and storms (2007), the main square was severely damaged and needed a reconstruction. The local authorities decided to do it in a way that respects and reflects the history and rich folk culture traditions of the village.

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  • The House „U Lukáčov“ in Dobrá Niva 48.472914, 19.102027

    The village of Dobrá Niva is situated in Central Slovakia. A number of houses in the village have kept their original architectural characteristics. The house „U Lukáčov“ has been a protected architectural monument since 1992.

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  • Open-Air Museum in Vysoký Chlumec 49.617657, 14.389767

    The open-air museum of rural structures in the central area of the Vltava River basin in Vysoký Chlumec was opened in 1999. The museum presents folk architecture and its development from the 18th to the 20th centuries. Dwelling houses, farm houses and technical facilities such as water sawmill as well as items which served as part of the equipment of rural houses and granges, have been gradually transferred to the area of the museum.

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  • Toulcuv Yard (Toulcův dvůr ) 50.048203, 14.519732

    “Toulcův dvůr ” is an area of historic listed buildings situated in Prague-Hostivař. The area was chosen as an example of preservation of a medieval architecture through sensitive renovation. Since 1994, the structure has been gradually restored and serves as a centre of environmental education for the city of Prague.

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  • P&P (construction company) 49.817492, 15.472962

    Family houses built in accordance with the local architectural style of the Krkonoše region (Giant Mountains), i. e. the half-timbered house. The entire project of 24 houses creates a unique functional urbanistic unit integrated into the national park environment.

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  • Grondali – A Revitalized Homestead with a Winery in Slovenian Istria 45.548059, 13.730188

    Abitanti, typical village in Slovenian Istria hinterland, bordering Croatia, was abandoned for twenty years. Many houses stood empty for fifty years or more. The inhabitants were left to live and work in Slovenian or Italian coastal towns or migrated to foreign countries. Traditional homestead of Grondali in the middle of the settlement was the first to be revitalised: farm buildings and yards were reconstructed, traditional viniculture reintroduced and supporting activities for sustainable agro-tourism were defined.

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  • The Gyűrűfű Eco-Village, Hungarian Living Villages 47.162494, 19.503304

    Gyűrűfű Foundation (www.gyurufu.hu) is an independent environmental organisation focusing its activity on the local watershed situated in the southern hills of Zselic. The foundation was registered in 1991, and has no affiliation to any of the political parties or business enterprises except those established by the eco-villagers. The mission of the organisation is to develop a well-founded, realistic and feasible small scale model of human subsistence with an emphasis on environmental and ecological considerations, taking rural areas, hamlets, villages and agricultural farms as the first priority.

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  • Stekr´s Mill 50.139529, 12.357928

    The building stands on the site of a former mill, which was built in 1540. In the 1860s, the mill ceased to be used for its purposes and was rebuilt in the so called Egerland style into a building, with a popular restaurant mainly offering regional dishes. In 2004 the building was sensitively reconstructed in accordance with the regional architectural style.

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  • Examples of half-timbered architecture of the Sokolov District

    The article of Mr. Prokop is focused on half-timbered buildings from the district of Sokolov.

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  • Traditional architecture

    Traditional Hungarian building is extremely varied, the forms, structure and materials of houses and outbuildings were shaped by the natural environment on one hand and by a variety of cultural influences on the other. Primarily based on ground layout and firing equipment, ethnography established 5-7 characteristic regional types of houses in the Hungarian language area, which were developed in the 18th-19th century, while the second part of the 19th century and the 20th century brought about the fading of regional differences.

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  • Building interior, yard

    The distribution of the residential building and outhouses in traditional Hungarian settlements was shaped by certain agricultural techniques, social relations and cultural influences, beside the natural environment. Farm buildings (stable, barn, shed) were aligned behind the residential building in many places, in the East the barn, used for obtaining grains as well as for storage stood in transverse direction in the farmyard, while in the most part of the Great Plain, where no threshing was practiced, but corn was tread, no barn was constructed at all.

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  • House of Krkonoše (Giant Mountains) Krkonošský dům

    House of Krkonoše is traditional form of the House of Nort west Bohemia. Farmsteads are usually log with whitewashed chings and with highs steeps roofs. Houses walls were painted with various colours - blue, red, grey and green.

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  • House of střední Polabí (Middle Elbe region) střední Polabí

    House of střední Polabí is subtype of House of North East Bohemia. This kind of house is located in lowland and fertile region around the river Labe (Elbe). Farmsteads have pocked out shield, which made s.c. "podsíň" (space in front of the house but still under the roof). House is usually plastered and whitewashed.

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  • House of Volary Volary

    House of Volary is separate form of traditional buildings - it´s part of House of the Alps. In Czech republic was this house located only in city Volary and village Dobrá. variant of House of Alps brought to the South Bohemia colonists from the Tyrol. House is very broad with courtyard balcony. Living and farming spaces are under the one roof.

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  • House of Jizera region Pojizeří

    House of Jizera region is subtype of House of North Bohemia and is located in mountain parts and at the foothills of Jizerské Hory and partially of Krkonoše. This form of folk house is often very representativ. Very typical is pocked out shield of boards with rich decoration.

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