©2019 by UNIT 17, The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL

Charlotte Page

e.rose.page@gmail.com

Daibutsu-den in Nara 751AD, has been reconstructed several times and its exemplary of Japanese heritage, reflecting the cultural and social processes of Japan. Everything is in a state of flux. The intervention is understood as an audience that frames moments in time during the temple`s ruination, reconstruction and afterlife. The scenery shifts as the building weathers, the copper Kegon sect vestment allows for visitors, every OoccasionO of impermanence is perceived.