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||The Song construction system is modular. Dimensions are
given in the modular unit fen. One fen ranges from 6.0 to
3.0 cun (an absolute unit) and is determined by the rank of the
There are eight grades, used as follows:
For our sample building, we are using the 6th grade. In the Song, 1
cun = 32 mm approximately. At this grade, 1 fen = 0.4 cun
x 32mm/cun = 12.8 mm.
See the illustration in Liang (1984, 240).
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