Gyeongbokgung Palace A South Korean palace that opened in 1395. By: Stephen Neal
What makes the palace so special? <ul><li>This palace is a really important feature for South Korea.  </li></ul><ul><li>Gy...
What does Gyeongbokgung mean? <ul><li>Gyeongbokgung means, Palace Greatly Blessed by Heaven.  </li></ul><ul><li>Though mos...
History About Gyeongbok <ul><li>This palace was heavily destroyed by the Japanese government in the early 20th century. </...
What Materials Is Gyeongbok Built From?   <ul><li>Tiles are found to be a required strength for the palace. </li></ul><ul>...
Food, Water, and Sanitation <ul><li>Agriculture was going on a lot when the palace served its time for Taejo. </li></ul><u...
How Did Residents Keep Heat/Cool? <ul><li>Sajeongjeon Hall, where the king’s main house is, has heated floors and it had m...
Would This Type Of House Work Here In Caldwell County? <ul><li>The palace has many buildings, many would be able to make i...
Sources <ul><li>Pictures, my sister Laura who is in South Korea </li></ul><ul><li>www.wikipedia.com/gyeongbokgung </li></u...
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Gyeongbokgung Palace

  1. 1. Gyeongbokgung Palace A South Korean palace that opened in 1395. By: Stephen Neal
  2. 2. What makes the palace so special? <ul><li>This palace is a really important feature for South Korea. </li></ul><ul><li>Gyeongbokgung was built for a dynasty for their monarch at the time, Taejo. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What does Gyeongbokgung mean? <ul><li>Gyeongbokgung means, Palace Greatly Blessed by Heaven. </li></ul><ul><li>Though most of the natives there just call it Gyeongbok because the “gung” part just means palace. </li></ul>
  4. 4. History About Gyeongbok <ul><li>This palace was heavily destroyed by the Japanese government in the early 20th century. </li></ul><ul><li>During the regency of Daewogun in 1867, the palace buildings were reconstructed and formed a massive complex with 330 buildings and 5,792 rooms.  </li></ul><ul><li>As of 2009, roughly 40 percent of the original number of palace buildings still stand or are being reconstructed. </li></ul><ul><li>  Gwanghwamunn the main gate is currently being restored to its original state. </li></ul><ul><li>However, another restoration project spanning 20 years is planned by the Korean government to restore Gyeongbokgung to its former status. </li></ul>
  5. 5. What Materials Is Gyeongbok Built From? <ul><li>Tiles are found to be a required strength for the palace. </li></ul><ul><li>The tiles were made of ceramic. </li></ul><ul><li>Wood was also used in most of the building because back then woods covered most of Seoul. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Food, Water, and Sanitation <ul><li>Agriculture was going on a lot when the palace served its time for Taejo. </li></ul><ul><li>Water was supplied by a well at the palace. </li></ul><ul><li>Sanitation back then </li></ul><ul><li>is not such a big thing </li></ul><ul><li>in this palace </li></ul>
  7. 7. How Did Residents Keep Heat/Cool? <ul><li>Sajeongjeon Hall, where the king’s main house is, has heated floors and it had many windows to keep cool. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Would This Type Of House Work Here In Caldwell County? <ul><li>The palace has many buildings, many would be able to make it here while others would not. </li></ul><ul><li>The heated floor buildings were not all around the palace. </li></ul><ul><li>There was just a section of them. </li></ul><ul><li>Also Caldwell County would have almost no room for its residents if the whole palace were here. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Sources <ul><li>Pictures, my sister Laura who is in South Korea </li></ul><ul><li>www.wikipedia.com/gyeongbokgung </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.royalpalace.go.kr/html/eng/main/main.jsp </li></ul>
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