heikou daruki 平行垂木
KEY WORD : architecture / general terms
Rafters laid parallel to each other from the ridge almost to the eave ends. When parallel rafters reach the corner of the roof structure, they are inserted into the hip rafters *sumigi 隅木. The lengths of these parallel rafters become progressively shorter toward the outer end of the hip rafter. They are a type of *haitsuke daruki 配付垂木.

a) *ougidaruki 扇垂木 (*yane 屋根) b) heikoudaruki 平行垂木 (*mokoshi 裳階)
Kenchouji Butsuden 建長寺仏殿 (Kanagawa, *zenshuuyou 禅宗様 temple)

*taruki 垂木, *ougidaruki 扇垂木, *hien daruki 飛檐垂木, *nodaruki 野垂木

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