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A rounded perspective: Fujian's spectacular circular housesgbtimesThese are tulou (literally 'earth buildings') – and Fujian Province is home to an estimated 3,000 of them. Built as early as the 12th century, they were the creation of Hakka nationality communities, many of whom migrated to the south of China during ...
Fri, Sep 22, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The GuardianHabitat: Vernacular Architecture for a Changing Planet, edited by Sandra Piesik – reviewThe GuardianOr the amazing tulou of coastal southern China, circular adobe enclosures that provide shelter from monsoons for large extended families. Or the turf-covered houses of Iceland. You can marvel at the ways in which Swedes make joints in wood, or the ...
Tue, Sep 19, 2017, Continue reading at the source
gbtimesCatherine JessupgbtimesThese unique buildings, called tulou in Chinese, were constructed for a communal way of life and have been standing for centuries. by Catherine Jessup Sep 22, 2017 16:51 CHINA ART · Behind the scenes in Huizhou's ink-making workshops. Ever watched ...
Mon, Sep 18, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Fortress house opens its doors to the worldChina.org.cnTulou can take many forms, including rings, triangles, squares, rectangles, and pentagons. Lin's home is one of the most common ring-shaped buildings. It is believed that the first tulou were built in the 11th century by people escaping war in central ...and more
Mon, Sep 11, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Across China: Historic fortress houses open their doors to the worldXinhuaIn July 2008, tulou were inscribed on the UNESCO's World Heritage List as a unique residential architecture of east China's Fujian Province. Lin's house in Hongkeng Village was among the 46 representative tulou presented to the World Heritage Committee.
Thu, Sep 07, 2017, Continue reading at the source
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