Wooden architecture

Buildings constructed totally or mainly out of wood.

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Ahmadabad Traditional houses (pol houses) are built using composite construction techniques with timber and brick-lime. (AB ev)
Ancient Kyoto
Ancient Nara
Bridgetown Chattel Houses
Bryggen
Centennial Hall 17th century wooden church at Szczytnicki Park
Changdeokgung Palace Complex
Church of the Ascension, Kolomenskoye
Churches of Chiloé
Churches of Peace
Decorated Farmhouses of Hälsingland
Engelsberg Ironworks
Fujian Tulou
Fujisan Fujisan' shrines
Gammelstad
Great Smoky Mountains Historical Log Cabins at Cades Cove
Gusuku of Ryukyu Shuri Castle
Haeinsa Temple
Hahoe and Yangdong
Hallstatt-Dachstein boat houses
Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region Gorin and Egami Churches
Himeji-jo
Hiraizumi Chusonji Temple
Horyu-ji Area
Imperial Palace
Istanbul Zeyrek houses
Itsukushima Shrine
Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos Except for the church in San José, all churches are made out of wood
Jongmyo Shrine
Karlskrona Amiralitetskyrkan wooden church
Kernavë wooden chapel near the church
Kii Mountain Range 3 Great Kumano Shrines, part of Kii - Koyasan
Kizhi Pogost
L'Anse aux Meadows
Luang Prabang
Mount Emei, including Leshan Giant Buddha its ancient wooden temples
Mount Qingcheng and Dujiangyan its wooden shrines and temples
Mount Wutai Main hall of Nanchan Monastery and the East Hall of Fuguang Monastery
Mountain Resort, Chengde
Namhansanseong Key wooden structures within the fortress. Temporary Palace - Haenggung, Command Post Sueojangdae, Shrine Sungryeoljeon - Cheongryangdang - Hyeonjeolsa, Arsenal Chimgwaejeong, Martial Arts Training Hall- Yeonmugwan, Pavilion Jisudang, Janggyeongsa Temple. - official website
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Nikko
Okinoshima Island Wooden shrines
Old Rauma
Old Town Lunenburg
Old Town of Lijiang Timber-framed Naxi domestic dwellings
Olympic National Park
Paramaribo
Petäjävesi Old Church
Potsdam Alexandrowska
Prague Wooden church on Petrin hill
Prehistoric Pile Dwellings
Pyu Ancient Cities Beikthano, ... combining brick and wooden architecture (AB ev)
Riga
Royal Joseon Tombs All Joseon tombs contain a T-shaped shrine. "The T-shaped shrine reflected traditional Korean wooden architecture and was built with round wooden pillars erected on neatly dressed cornerstones. The wooden beams were buttressed with simple wing-like brackets." - nomination file
Røros
SGang Gwaay
Sansa, Buddhist Mountain Monasteries "The 13th century Hall of Infinite Life is one of the oldest buildings in Korea and an important example of East Asian wooden architecture. Beopjusa contains a large multi-story wooden pavilion which is the largest in Korea." - ICOMOS
Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple Bulguksa Temple
Seowon, Neo-Confucian Academies
Shirakawa-go and Gokayama
Skogskyrkogarden The Woodland Chapel
St. Petersburg Peter the Great's Summer Cabin
Strasbourg Kamerzell House (the oldest in Strassburg)
Studley Royal Park Temple of Fame: "The temple of Fame is a folly in both senses of the word as it appears to be made from stone, but is in fact painted wood."
Temple of Heaven
The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier Cabanon de Le Corbusier, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin
Trang An two temples of King Dinh and King Le with their traditional wooden architecture (AB ev)
Urnes Stave Church
Venice and its Lagoon The squeri (shipyards)
Verla Groundwood and Board Mill
Visby • a number of wooden buildings survive. Notable among these are the Old Residence and the Burmeister House on strandgatan, both from the mid 17th century and with lavishly painted interiors (AB ev)
Vlkolinec
Westminster Westminster Hall by Hugh Herland
Wooden Churches of Maramures
Wooden Churches of Southern Malopolska
Wooden Churches of the Slovak Carpathians
Wooden Tserkvas of the Carpathian Region
Yellowstone Old Faithful Inn, the largest wooden hotel in the world
Yungang Grottoes

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