Traditional Building Culture of Javorníky and Beskydy

from 24. 8. 2019 to 31. 12. 2020

Folk building culture is an important component of traditional material culture. It contains construction manifestations and building objects formed by ideas, opinions, needs, requirements and traditions.

Characteristic has become the use of local building material, preserving the tradition of technological and construction practices, functional and aesthetic standards, which gradually created regional forms of traditional buildings.
These were manifested in the diversity of construction technologies, functional features as well in individuality of architectural and artistic design.

Their creators were mostly the users themselves. From them, mainly from the late 18th and during the 19th century more skilled individuals separated and gradually also specialized building craftsmen – carpenters, bricklayers, stone-cutters, stovemakers or coopers.

Exhibition The traditional building culture of Javorníky and Beskydy is one of the activities of the cross-border project „Interreg V-A Slovak Republic – Czech Republic". The aim of the project is to present common features of the traditional building culture of these border areas, used building technologies and materials, as well as methods of protection of objects in the Museum of Slovak Village in Martin and in the Wallachian Open Air Museum in Rožnov pod Radhoštem.

The two-dimensional material at the exhibition draws from the documentation collections of both partner museums, the three-dimensional was selected from the SNM collection fund in Martin.


Where to find the exhibition?

Museum of the Slovak Village (Múzeum slovenskej dediny)
Jahodnícke háje, Martin