kokerabuki 柿葺
CATEGORY: architecture / general terms
 
A roof covering made with a layer of thin wooden shingles made of cypress. The shingles are about 0.3cm-0.5cm thick, 9cm-15cm wide and about 30cm long. The shingles are secured with bamboo nails. Sometimes cedar or persimmon wood is used.
 
Anrakuji Hakkaku sanjuu-no-tou 安楽寺八角三重塔 (Nagano)
Anrakuji Hakkaku sanjuu-no-tou 安楽寺八角三重塔 (Nagano)

 
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