Fujian's Tulou

A Treasure of Chinese Traditional Civilian Residence

Authors: Huang, Hanmin

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  • Provides a comprehensive and accessible guide to all research areas of Fujian’s tulou from the perspective of an architect as well as a scholar
  • Puts forward a number of innovative ideas regarding tulou, especially circular tulou 
  • Illustrates tulou with selected photos and a wealth of line sketches
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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.

About the authors

Hanmin Huang received his Master’s degree from the Department of Architecture at Tsinghua University in 1982. He is currently chief architect of the Fujian Provincial Institute of Architectural Design and Research Co., Ltd., executive director of the Architectural Society of China, vice president of the Earth Construction Division, and president of the Fujian Provincial Architect Division. He has been awarded the first prize for Fujian Provincial Excellent Architectural Design for his projects like “Ancient Walls with the Setting Sun” in Fuzhou West Lake Park, Fujian Library, Fujian Academy of Painting, and Fujian Hall. He has published several books, including Fujian Tulou (published in Taiwan), Fujian Traditional Civilian Residence, Hakka Tulou Civilian Residence, and The Old HouseFujian Civilian Residence (in collaboration with Li Yuxiang). He is the editor-in-chief of National Architecture of China: Fujian Volume, and compiled Profiles on Fujian Culture, The Collected Works of Chinese Architectural Art: Houses of Minority Nationalities in Southern China.

Table of contents (16 chapters)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

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Hardcover 124,79 €
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Softcover 88,39 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Fujian's Tulou
Book Subtitle
A Treasure of Chinese Traditional Civilian Residence
Authors
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
SDX Joint Publishing Company
Distribution Rights
No distribution right for the Mainland of China
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-7928-4
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-7928-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-7927-7
Softcover ISBN
978-981-13-7930-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 333
Number of Illustrations
59 b/w illustrations, 428 illustrations in colour
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