Yeh Ken-chuang

 

 

 

Age: 82

 

Summary: Taiwanese sculptor and master carpenter considered as one of the country's most important carpenter of traditional Taiwanese wooden architecture (his works include Wang An Wu Fu Temple and Long Men Guan Yin Temple in Penghu) who was certified as a preserver of timber framing (or "big woodworking") techniques by the Penghu county government in 2010 and was also listed as a candidate to be named a national-level preserver of the art, or a "living national treasure".

 

 

Cause of Death: Airplane accident

 

Born: 1932

 

Died: July 23, 2014

 

Location: Huxi, Penghu, Taiwan