|KEY WORD : architecture / general terms|
| 1 Posts or pillars of the same or smaller
diameter than the main pillars of a building.
2 A stud added to strengthen the framework of a building.
3 In teahouse architecture, a bamboo post of over 4cm in diameter placed on the outer side of a rustic window *shitajimado 下地窓 to reinforce the wall lath. Originally, this was not exposed, but later it was made visible to reveal the beautiful natural materials used in constructing a tea ceremony house.
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