The Architectural Heritage of the Balkars


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In the given article the historically established typology of the Balkarian dwelling, which differs by a number of special, traditional features related to the constructional and architectural plan is considered as well as ethnically specific types and varieties of dwellings evolved over many centuries under the conditions of a peculiar historical, geographical and socioeconomic situation.The layout and dimensions of the dwellings in all the gorges of Balkaria were almost identical, the constructive decisions of individual parts of the buildings, the methods of erecting walls, roofs, and building materials were different.



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Batyr Yazyev, Stepan V. Litvinov, Anton S. Chepurnenko, Anastasia Lapina and Akay Oksana




A. M. Sultanova, "The Architectural Heritage of the Balkars", Materials Science Forum, Vol. 931, pp. 780-784, 2018

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September 2018




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