Log buildings throughout Europe
Log buildings and structures can be categorized as historic and modern. A diverse selection of their forms and styles with examples of architectural elements is discussed in the following articles.
- Log cabin - a rustic dwelling
- Log home - a style and method of building a quality house
- Izba - a type of Russian peasant house, often of log construction. The Cabin of Peter the Great is based on an izba.
- Crib barn - a type of barn built using log cribs
- Some barns are log barns such as the earliest of the Pennsylvania barn types.
- Blockhouse, garrison house - some blockhouse or garrison house structures are tightly fitted timber or stacked plank construction buildings to help withstand an attack.
- Azekurazukuri - a Japanese style of building using triangular log construction
- Some granarys (raccard, stabbur, hórreo) are of log or plank construction.
- The Upper Lusatian house, also called Umgebinde in German, combines timber framing and log building
- Wooden churches in Ukraine - log buildings are the norm south and east of Germany and many of the churches are recognized world heritage sites.
- Corner post construction sometimes called post-and-plank - this construction method blurs the line between timber framing and log construction with a frame infilled with logs or planks to form the walls.
- Timber dam - timber crib dams are used to dam rivers.
- Zakopane Style architecture – inspired by the regional art of Poland’s highland region known as Podhale uses log construction.
- Hogan - this Native American dwelling evolved to be built of logs.
- Chalet - Originally a dwelling-barn-house type farmhouse typically of timber construction (blockbau)
- Black Forest house - traditional farmhouse type of timber construction
- Octagonal churches in Norway are of log construction, some dating from the 17th century
- For Finnish and German language users see the special type of Finnish log church construction called Tukipilarikirkko or Stützpfeilerkirche
Examples of log buildings and structures
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- See also, farm buildings and houses in southeast Europe including Switzerland, Austria, Hungry, etc. where log construction is common.