Fujian's Tulou

A Treasure of Chinese Traditional Civilian Residence

  • Hanmin Huang

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Hanmin Huang
    Pages 1-12
  3. Hanmin Huang
    Pages 13-88
  4. Hanmin Huang
    Pages 89-93
  5. Hanmin Huang
    Pages 95-97
  6. Hanmin Huang
    Pages 99-158
  7. Hanmin Huang
    Pages 185-196
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    Pages 197-212
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    Pages 213-226
  10. Hanmin Huang
    Pages 227-238
  11. Hanmin Huang
    Pages 279-284
  12. Hanmin Huang
    Pages 285-293
  13. Hanmin Huang
    Pages 305-317
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 319-333

About this book


This book analyzes a large number of typical tulou buildings and compact communities in detail, and painstakingly studies the way of life practiced in these communities, their defense systems, building techniques, spatial features, antithetical couplets culture, and historical origins. As such, it offers readers access to a unique treasure of traditional civilian residence, while also representing a valuable asset for architects and researchers in architectural history, cultural relics and fine arts.


Fujian Tulou Architecture Chinese Traditional Civilian Residence Tulou Stories UNESCO World Heritage

Authors and affiliations

  • Hanmin Huang
    • 1
  1. 1.Fujian Provincial Institute of ArchitectFuzhouChina

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