Year of Completion
Material of interest
Properties of Materials
This is the oldest wooden structure, in constructed with natural materials using traditional methods of construction.
Material of interest and material used: Wood
Properties of material: This is the oldest wooden structure. It was constructed with natural materials using traditional methods of construction.
Wood found in natural environment
Exterior façade, Humid Subtropical, Natural environment
Case study by Alison Andrews, Washington University in St. Louis.
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Prince Shotoku, "Horyuji Temple for Prince Shotoku in Kansai, Japan" (607). Building Case Studies. 124.