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Humanitarian sciences in Siberia

2012 year, number 2

The Housing and Settlement Complex of the Buryats of the Eastern Sayan Area in the Second Half of the XIX - Early XX Centuries

A.A. Badmaev
Keywords: the housing and settlement complex, the Buryats, the Eastern Sayan area
Pages: 72-80


The article deals with development of the housing and settlement complex of the Buryats of the Eastern Sayan area in the second half of the XIX - the beginning of the XX centuries. Based on the analysis of historical sources the author demonstrates that during that period of history the number of settlements increased, there appeared new forms of settlements and novelties in architecture of log yurtas, along with adoption of the Russian-Siberian type of dwellings which resulted in constructing the new hybrid types of houses.