Friday, September 15, 2006

The beauty of roofs: Todaiji Temple, Nara

Todaiji Temple, Nara sightseeing

This is roofs in Todaiji Temple, Nara.

Sunlight changes black or gray tile roof into the white.

Whether or not if a building feels elegant depends largely on the shape of the roof.

Roofs is basically for avoiding the rain and wind inside buildings, but roofs in Japanese architecture contain the elegant beauty of curves, which is one of the most fascinating things.

at Todaiji Temple, Nara
Location by Google Map

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