A Study on the Construction of the Byeoljeon and Configuration of the Royal Bedchamber Group in Palace of the Joseon Dynasty

조선시대 궁궐 별전의 영건과 침전 일곽 구성에 관한 연구

  • Kim, Ji-Hyun
  • 김지현
  • Received : 2015.06.28
  • Accepted : 2015.10.19
  • Published : 2015.10.30


In this paper, a building that was not ritualized but existed by the need in a royal palace is called 'byeoljeon(the Royal Pavilion)' and it is defined as follows: Byeoljeon refers to continuously constructed buildings, except the three major buildings of beopjeon, pyeonjeon, and chimjeon(the Royal Bedchamer), buildings frequently used by kings, relatively free buildings not limited by court etiquettes or banquets, and places for a night meeting of a king and subjects. In this place, a king wore casual clothes and sit in any directions. In addition, byeoljeon was transformed and extended from royal chambers in terms of the composition of royal bedchamber group. In the late Joseon Dynasty, it is presumed that the major layout of a royal palace was composed of a royal bedchamber of the king and queen, sisajeon which is the king's office, and byeoljeon for other uses.


Palace;the Royal Bedchamber;Chimjeon;the Royal Pavilion;Byeoljeon;Pyenjeon;Sisajeon


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