kiriotoshiguchi 切落口
KEY WORD : architecture / general terms
An opening set into the second-story floor of a storehouse *dozou 土蔵 or shop. It is fitted with a trapdoor that can be raised to pass stored materials down to the first floor or visa-versa. If the upper story has a good light source, the trapdoor may also be raised to let in more light and allow air to circulate to the first floor. A lattice cover is also used for this purpose during the hot, humid summers.
ookura 大蔵:Nagatomi 永富 house (hyougo)
ookura 大蔵:Nagatomi 永富 house (hyougo)


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