jìxīnzào 計心造



  • jixinzao (Pinyin without tones)
  • 計心造 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 计心造 (Simplified Chinese)
  • jìxīnzào (Pinyin)
  • chi-hsin-tsao (Wade-Giles)
  • 計心 (Traditional Chinese)
  • jìxīn (Pinyin)1


    literally: "added center construction" (Kroll 2015, 189-90, 507, 585); huagong which supports bracket-arms running both parallel (e.g. guazigong, linggong) and perpendicular (e.g. huagong, ang) to the building plane (Chen 2010, 257); also crisscross center or projection (Guo 2002, 50); "crisscross-heart" (Zuo 2019, 175).2

    鋪作跳頭上用橫的做法。(陳 2010, 257)。3

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  • 1 陳. 2010. 《營造法式》辭解, 257.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 2 KROLL. 2015. A Student's Dictionary of Classical and Medieval Chinese, 189-90, 507, 585.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record; 陳. 2010. 《營造法式》辭解, 257.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record; GUO. 2002. A Visual Dictionary of Chinese Architecture, 50.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record; ZUO. 2019. Timber-Framed Architecture of the Lower Yangzi, 175.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 3 陳. 2010. 《營造法式》辭解, 257.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record

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CMW S21, “ 計心造 jìxīnzào” in Architectura Sinica last modified May 27, 2021, https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000023.


CMW S21, “ 計心造 jìxīnzào.” In Architectura Sinica, edited by Tracy Miller. Entry published March 21, 2018. https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000023.

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