|KEY WORD : architecture / general terms|
| Also written 塗り屋, 塗家.
1 A fireproof building in which all the timber surfaces of the structural members were entirely covered externally by mud daub *tsuchikabe 土壁 and plaster *shikkui 漆喰. The fireproofing system was called *ookabe-zukuri 大壁造 or *nuriya-zukuri 塗屋造.
2 The term is occasionally applied to buildings constructed using the *dozou-zukuri 土蔵造 method of construction.
3 An alternative term for *nuriya tenjou 塗屋天井 used in northern Shikoku 四国.
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