Giyōfū architecture

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Former Kaichi school building (1876), an example of giyōfū architecture.

Giyōfū architecture (擬洋風建築, -kenchiku, "mimicked Western-style architecture") was a style of Japanese architecture which outwardly resembled Western-style construction but relied on traditional Japanese techniques. It flourished during Imperial period, and disappeared as knowledge of Western techniques became more widespread.

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