An Analysis on Dust Avoidance Effect of the Building Complex of Small Xitian in Xi County
Journal of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2020, Pages: 52-60
Received: Jul. 2, 2020;
Accepted: Jul. 17, 2020;
Published: Jul. 28, 2020
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Dongdong Yang, Institute for History of Science and Technology, Shanxi University, Taiyuan, China
Wenqing Wu, School of Philosophy and Sociology, Shanxi University, Taiyuan, China
The building complex of Small Xitian in Xi County, Shanxi province has a peculiar effect of dust avoidance. As for the unique phenomenon, the previous studies only used the folk legend "Dust Avoidance Beads" to describe the hung sculptures of the Great Hall unilaterally, without systematic and scientific analysis. Through the ancient literature analysis and field measurement, combined with the building climatology and principle of air clean technology research, it shows in this article the western pure land of bliss is an ideological pursuit of the Small Xitian building complex. The relatively closed building site can effectively prevent the invasion of dust carried by the monsoon, and the scattered and well-proportioned building layout has the function of self-regulation and self-output of dust. In addition, the internal structure of the Great Hall has the performance of going against the dust adhesion and the dilution of dust concentration. As one of the representative buildings to avoid dust systematically, Small Xitian complex is integrated into the connotation of ancient architectural art, natural science knowledge and religious culture in China. This can be a supplement to the study of the history of ancient Chinese architecture and provide technical support for the protection of ancient temple architecture.
An Analysis on Dust Avoidance Effect of the Building Complex of Small Xitian in Xi County, Journal of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering.
Vol. 5, No. 3,
2020, pp. 52-60.
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