The transformation of rural layouts in East Mazovia as examplified by villages in Siedlce county

Marlena Bierkat, Anna Długozima

DOI: 10.21858/msr.23.02

Vol. no: 23

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The purpose of the study was to identify the main elements of rural layouts and determine the transformations taking place in the composition and spatial development of the Mazovian countryside in the 20th and 21st centuries. In order to achieve the stated goal, 5 research fields were selected, their selection was determined by the following criteria: administrative affiliation with the Siedlce district, location within the historical Eastern Mazovia, communication accessibility, cultural heritage resource, provenience of the layout. The research pragmatics included a literature review of rural layouts, the transformation of rural areas in Poland and the identity of the Mazovian countryside.