The activity and carpenter group of the Fujii family in Sado island at the early modern age

Kensuke Akaishi, Akira Fujisawa, Tomomichi Okuzaki

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The Fujii family including Goroemon is a carpenters from Edo to the Showa era that did a lot of building activities based on the Hamochi region in the southern part of Sado Island. The carpenters acts for the nearby period of 300 years, and has left a lot of works. Moreover, it is thought that the Fujii family was organizing carpenter group as a master builder. This thesis is consideration of the building activity and the carpenter group of the Fujii family based on the historical records obtained by the investigation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)367-370
Number of pages4
JournalAIJ Journal of Technology and Design
Issue number38
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • Carpenter group
  • Fujii Goroemon
  • Sado Island
  • The Fujii family

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Architecture
  • Building and Construction

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