_Koshi / Latticework
Inu yarai, a traditional Japanese low fence typically made of bamboo shaped like a quartered oval, is used for keeping dogs from peeing on the exterior wall. It is also said to be used to keep away eavesdroppers on rainy days.
Design & Styles
Senbon goshi, literally meaning one thousand strips, is latticework with tightly spaced narrow strips.
Men goshi is latticework with wide planks instead of narrow strips.
Kogaeshi goshi is latticework with eqally sized strips and gaps.
Oyako goshi, literally meaning parent and child, is latticework with a combination of wider strips and narrower strips.
Kiriko goshi is latticework with with 2 to 4 strips trimmed at a regular interval on the top for lighting. The variations of this type was commonly adopted for businesses related to fabrics, which required more lighting.
Sakaya goshi is same as Komeya goshi with a redish color paint finish, called Bengara