inter-columnar corbelling; intercolumnar bracketing 補間鋪作


  • bujian puzuo (Pinyin without tones)
  • 補間鋪作 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 补间铺作 (Simplified Chinese)
  • bǔjiān pūzuò (Pinyin)
  • pu-chien p'u-tso (Wade-Giles)
  • supplementary bay-corbelling (lit.) (English)
  • inter-columnar corbelling; intercolumnar bracketing (ATTCAT preferred) (English)1
  • intercolumnar bracket set (English)2


    Corbelling that appears between the pillars; see pūzuò

Related terms

    鋪作 pūzuò, 平身科 píngshēnkē

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  • 1 2018. ATTCAT 2018Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 2 FU. 2017. Traditional Chinese Architecture: Twelve Essays, 349.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record

Broad Match: bracketing

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補間鋪作 inter-columnar corbelling; intercolumnar bracketing” in Architectura Sinica last modified January 17, 2019,


補間鋪作 inter-columnar corbelling; intercolumnar bracketing.” In Architectura Sinica, edited by Tracy Miller. Entry published January 17, 2020.

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