扶壁栱 fúbìgǒng

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Terms

  • superficial bracket-arms (preferred) (English)1
  • 扶壁栱 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 扶壁栱 (Simplified Chinese)
  • fúbìgǒng (Pinyin)3
  • fu-pi kung (Wade-Giles)
  • wall supporting bracket-arm (lit.) (English)2

Note (brief)

    Seen in the Yingzao fashi (1103 CE), referring to square beams carved with bracket-arms in low relief, layered within the wall plane above pillar tops. Also called “Shadow Bracket-arm(s)”. Also regarded as referring to the entire composition of square beams and bracket-arms within the wall plane above pillar tops (Cheng Mingda 2010; Xu Yitao 2005).

    見於北宋官書《營造法式》(1103),指柱頭一綫之上所用之方刻出栱的形象。又名影栱。又一説認爲指柱頭一綫鋪作組合中的單栱、重栱、素方縂體(陳明達2010;徐怡濤 2005).

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Works Cited

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  • 1 FU, Traditional Chinese Architecture: Twelve Essays, 355.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 2 MILLER, Divine Nature of Power, 200.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 3 GUO, A Visual Dictionary of Chinese Architecture 中國建築英漢雙解辭典, 36.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record

Broad Match: Bracketing

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扶壁栱 fúbìgǒng.” In Architectura Sinica, edited by Tracy Miller. Entry published May 21, 2019. https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000029.

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Entry Title: 扶壁栱 fúbìgǒng

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  • Tracy Miller, editor, Architectura Sinica
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