Lithuanian wooden architecture Materials, ancient tools and constructive technologies for the safeguard of cultural heritage

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Abstract

Traditional wooden buildings are a valuable part of Europeancultural and architectural heritage. The constructionof wooden buildings presents a wide variety of technological,formal and typological types of buildings betweenvarious European countries as it is strongly influenced bythe nature and availability of local materials and the culturalaspects of the various communities.For the construction of wooden buildings in Lithuania wereused all local natural resources: various species of wood,used for building construction, a compact stone for groundworks,clay and bricks, lime mortar, the dried moss usefulfor building insulation, and also straw and wooden shinglesessential for roof cladding, etc. Also each region presentsspecific architectural features, which are oftenassociated with different choices relating to constructivematerials and decorative elements.This study would analyze the wood species and other constructionmaterials, traditionally used for cultural heritagein Lithuania (stone, brick, mortar, metal, ...) also study woodworkingprocess, carried out by specific tools of localtradition, which were found in various Lithuanian ethnographicmuseums. Most of these carpentry tools still couldbe applied for the safeguard interventions using a still actualand philological handicraft techniques, during the consolidations,or recoveries and partial reconstructions.
Lingua originaleEnglish
Pagine1-10
Numero di pagine10
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2017

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