At the beginning of this year, the Pro Carpathia Association published a new book dedicated to the secular wooden architecture of the Subcarpathian and Carpathian region, entitled: “The old architecture of the Subcarpathian Voivodeship.” The album includes many archival photographies presenting the secular architecture of this region of Poland. You can find there also thematic articles written by specialists. The book includes articles by:
- Wojciech Dragan from the Museum of Folk Culture in Kolbuszowa, who wrote an article on wooden architecture on the territory of the former Sandomierz Wilderness and the middle and lower Wisłok river;
- Danuta Blin-Olbert from the Museum of Folk Architecture in Sanok, who published several articles on the folk architecture among Boykos, Lemkos, Foothillers and Valleys inhabitants;
- Janusz Mazur from the Borderland Museum in Lubaczów – on the wooden secular architecture of the Lubaczów County;
- Tomasz Filozof from The East European State Higher School in Przemyśl, who wrote an article on the architecture of the Subcarpathian resorts;
- Grażyna Stojak from the University of Rzeszów (the former provincial heritage conservationist), who writes about the state manor houses in the Subcarpathian region.
The publication appears to be precious not only because of the articles mentioned, also because of the archival photographies, frequently not popular before, which represent the nonextant secular architecture of the Subcarpathian Voivodeship. The Pro Carpathia Association has already published other books dedicated to the architecture of the region. When you take a look at the books available on the publisher’s website, you can find there among others „Leksykon drewnianej architektury sakralnej Podkarpacia” (2015)/(Lexicon on the wooden sacred architecture of the Subcarpathian region) or the Dawna architektura Bieszczadów i Beskidu Niskiego (2010)/(The old architecture of the Bieszczady and the Lower Beskid regions).
According to the publisher, the book is free of charge and it can be picked up in the Pro Carpathia office in Rzeszów. Below are some extracts from the publication.