Japan Study Guide - First constructed in 690 CE it is...

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Architecture of Japan
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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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Kondo and Pagoda Horyuji Temple, near Nara, Japan 670-714
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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.
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Unformatted text preview: First constructed in 690 CE, it is rebuilt every 20 years 4 concentric sets of fences entered through a gateway Buildings symmetrical on central axis in courtyard of white stones Visitors remain without the fence Origins in agricultural buildings--specifically granaries Main sanctuary ( shoden ) is raised over one vertical post (that remains). Cypress wood and thatch. Remains unpainted but finished. 8 vertical posts form the module, 2 great posts support the ridge Highly refined simplicity, Reflects original construction techniques Ise Shrine...
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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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