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Ulleungdo Tumakjip

Ulleungdo's traditional house. In order to prevent snow and rainstorm, it is the outer wall which is built around a pillar of a temple and made of square pavement. 

It is in the unique climatic conditions of Ulleungdo, which is snowy, that this form is born. When snow falls in the house, it can not get out and it is easy to be isolated. Even if the snow is piled up to the height of the person, it is easy to get out of the house because the passage is secured inside Udge. And when the snow falls a lot, the inner space of Udge becomes the activity space. This feature is characterized by dark interior of houses. However, the function of thermal insulation is excellent, so it is cool in summer and warm in winter. In Ugggi, a prosperous gate serves as a source of warmth and ventilation.

Today, as housing styles have been modernized, this form has virtually been banned. However, Udeggi is still in the Ulleungdo village, so you can see the prototype of Uegee. In reality, only two remain, and it is said that Ulleungdo is designated as a cultural asset.

Copyright: Seungsang Yoo(유승상)
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 8000x4000
Taken: 07/01/2013
Geüpload: 12/01/2013
Geüpdatet: 06/01/2019
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