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Architecture Du Jour: The Russian Izba

Blowhard, Esq. writes: The traditional Russian izba, a “peasant house” built of interlocking ax-hewn logs, was for centuries the most widespread form of house found in the Russian countryside. A typical farmstead would consist of an izba, a long-built barn and hay shed, … Continue reading

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