mukuriyane 起屋根
KEY WORD : architecture / general terms
A camber roof. A roof with convex curve from eave end *nokisaki 軒先, to ridge pole *munagi 棟木. The bargeboards on these roofs also have convex curves and are called mukurihafu 起破風, or kirizuma mukurihafu 切妻起破風. A roof with camber *mukuri 起, better facilitates the run-off of heavy rains. A camber beam mukuribari 起梁, extended transversely to support the upper structural members of the roof truss, counteracts the roof's tendency to sag, which a straight beam could not handle easily.

Toukannonji 東観音寺 (Aichi)


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