Architecture of Japan

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Architecture of Japan
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Plan, Ancient Nara founded 607, rebuilt 670
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Horyuji Temple, near Nara, Japan 670-714
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Horyuji (Buddhist) Temple 670-714 enclosed central courtyard with gate centered within the courtyard are kondo and pagoda dynamic balance not symmetry Kondo (Golden Hall) larger in plan but not as tall Beyond it Kodo (Lecture Hall) Very wide bracketed roof eaves as in Chinese Temple Architecture Kondo contains religious images Pagoda not entered as it contains symbolic relics of the Buddha Pagoda has single mast with brackets cantilevered to support the great roofs
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Central Gate Horyuji Temple, near Nara, Japan 670-714
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Kondo and Pagoda Horyuji Temple, near Nara, Japan 670-714
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Pagoda Horyuji Temple, Near Nara 670-714
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Kondo or Great Hall Horyuji Temple, near Nara, Japan, 670-714S
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Ise Shrine New and Old Site from 690
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Ise Shrine Like other Shinto shrines, the Ise Shrine is small and modest. First constructed in 690 CE, it is rebuilt every 20 years
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course ARC 1701 taught by Professor Cappellari during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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