Wood Churches

 While roving to Central and Eastern Europe, one will meet a large variety of churches of Greek orthodoxe, Russian orthodoxe or uniate cult in the beginning and which translate the faith of the various people which occupied these areas since old times. Built out of wood and glazes of shingles, (sometimes of metal nowadays), they find their unit in the abundant use of this building material which allows daring and diversified forms. Oldest date from the 16th-17th century. Most remarkable were registered with the world inheritance of humanity (UNESCO). In the majority of the others, in Poland, one practises the catholic cult today .






 The religion being very present in these areas, churches are always built: witnesses these three daring examples and out of concrete. For contrast...


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