- 日本建築学会計画系論文集 (ISSN:13404210)
- vol.81, no.720, pp.323-331, 2016 (Released:2016-02-28)
The following discoveries were made about the factors affecting the usage period of main halls. 1. The factors contributed to the previous main hall being used for a short period were natural disaster at Edo Period. 2. Priests wish to continue using current main halls for the period of similar tendency as the ideal period of use. 3. The future planned periods of use of main halls seem to be affected by structural issues such as aging of materials. 4. There is a trend of the future estimated period of use being longer when previous main halls were used long. 5. Newly established temples with main halls of non-wooden construction are used for a short period.