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Journal: Bulletin of Prydniprovs'ka State Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture (Vol.2016, No. 7)

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Page : 55-59

Keywords : Ukrainian hut; heating and lighting devises; furnace; stove; bench; torch; flame; candle; lantern; night light; lamp;

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Housing belongs to the most important elements of the traditional culture of the Ukrainian people. The essential and defining element of both ancient and modern housing are heating and lighting devices. The importance of the problem is that not everyone knows the elements of the national housing of Ukrainian interior designing for lighting and heating. The furnace, bench, stove belong to the composing of traditional heating systems of folk housing of Ukraine. Varieties of sources, means, methods and devices were torch, candles, lanterns, lamps by which people light the room in the daytime or evening time. Purpose. Share a variety of heating and lighting devises in the interior of peasant houses of Ukraine to research the materials from which they were made, to determine the particular use. Conclusion. The main heating device of Ukrainians is a traditional oven. However, it should be noted that the space heating function was performed as stove and bench. Different devises of light: torch, flame, candle, lamp, are known in the system of artificial lighting of premises of ancient Ukrainians.

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