A ruka or ruca is a traditional Mapuche house type. Rukas were originally round with a conical roof. Rucas are typically built communally. Rukas traditionally lack windows and are made up a single open space in the interior. The interior of the rukas are organized around a central fireplace.
- "Ruka: representación arquitectónica y simbólica del mundo mapuche". Museo Mapuche de Cañete (in Spanish). Retrieved 2021-06-23.