Squqare pavilion is one kind of Chinese pavilion, which (Chinese 亭, pinyin tíng) is a type of covered structure without surrounding walls and is a traditional part of Chinese architecture. While often found within temples, pavilions are not exclusively religious structures. Many Chinese parks and gardens feature pavilions to provide shade and a place to rest.
Roof Tiles Indicator Diagram
The roof tiles for square pavilion
Glazed Pan Tile
Pan tiles, Semi-circle shaped. They cover the majority of the roof surface by fitting together with the flat tile. Its main function is protecting the roof structure from the rain saturating.
Glazed Flat Tile
Flat tile is one kind of important roof material. It has rectangular shape and wide surface. Its main function is protecting the roof structure from the rain saturating.
Glazed Diagonal Enclose Tile
Diagonal enclosed tile has irregular shape. They are installed between the flat tiles and the hip ridge tiles. Its function is decorating and protecting the joint surface of hip ridge and flat tiles from the rain saturating
Glazed Hip Ridge Tile
Cylinder shaped, they are installed on the main ridge, hip ridge or gable ridge. It can help the rain flow fast from the roof ridges. Meanwhile, its inside is empty, this structure can reduce the weight of roof top. And it can decorate the roof.
Roof Ridge Brick
Roof Ridge Brick is also one kind of roof ridge tile bonded with the roof figures for decoration function.
Ridge Corner Base
Rectangular shaped, they are installed under the immortal man.
Small statues of immortal man riding a cock. It is the leader of the ridge animals, which form a line in the sequence. It is installed on the very front of the hip ridge. It has the functions of fixing and decorating the ridges. It is said it can change d
Small dragon statues. It is installed on the front of the hip ridge and on the ridge brick. These ridge animals have the functions of fixing and decorating the ridges. It is said the dragon likes looking around, which often is decorated on the roof. It ca
Small phoenix statues. It is installed on the front of the hip ridge and on the ridge brick. These ridge animals have the functions of fixing and decorating the ridges. It is said the phoenix is one kind of lucky birds. It can bring happiness and joy to t
Small lion statues. It is installed on the front of the hip ridge and on the ridge brick. These walking beasts have the functions of fixing and decorating the ridges. It is said the lion is the embodiment of bravery and majesty.
Statues of beast head. It is installed on the joint of gable ridge and hip ridge. It has the functions of fixing the joint parts of the ridges and the decoration. It is said ridge beast can protect the house from fire and devil.
It is installed at the end of beam in the corner. It has the function of protecting the beam from raining saturating. It is said this beast is one son of the dragon. It likes migrating around. It will hide itself under the beam in the corner when there is
Decorative Roof Finial
The shape of aquarius. It is widely installed on the top of single pyramid roof. Its function is protecting the single pyramid roof from rain dropping down originally. Then it turns into the function of decorating the roof gradually.