Lava D. A.

WOODEN ORTHODOX CHURCHES OF CANADA THE LATE XIX C. - THE BEGINNING OF THE XX C.

The article is devoted to the study of architecture of Orthodox churches in the U.S. and Canada. This article discusses in detail the Church of Canada built by immigrants who brought elements of folk culture into the architecture of this country. Emigrants came from different areas of Europe, including Romania, Poland, Russia and Ukraine. Ethnic groups are not only conservatively adhere to their inherited traditions,
but adapted to the new environment, culture and innovation. Thus, in Canada developed their own unique traditions of the Orthodox temples. In the article the peculiarities of the most historically significant wooden churches of the first end of the XIX – XX centuries are considered.

Keywords: architects – emigrants, religious building, wooden frame building, архитекторы-эмигранты., деревянное каркасное здание, культовое сооружение