How to Read a Hakka Temple

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On the premise of maintaining the original function of Huichang Temple, the most important Hakka temple in the Zhudong area, the design and renovation plan was discussed together by the design team and the members and staff of the temple. From the alteration of texture, color, and shape of the offering table to the addition of displays and visiting route signs, Huichang Temple was transformed into a small museum. Through slight adjustment, the traffic flow of worshiping become clearer and smoother, the intimacy and connection between men and the deities are strengthened, and visitors are offered with clues that guide them to open up their senses and learn about the Hakka temple that has witnessed and harbored the devotion of the Hakka people in Zhudong over the past century.
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