Paper Title:
An Analysis of Earth Folk Houses Along Shandong Canal
  Abstract

Earth folk houses refer to a type of traditional dwelling with their main structure built with raw earth through simple treatment without being baked in a kiln. The article discusses two types of folk houses found along Shandong Canal, including thatched earth cottages and shallow-vaulted earth cottages. It studies the layout, architectural features, building methods and materials of these buildings and explains their historical, cultural, and ecological significance.

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Chapter
Chapter 3: Frontiers of Civil Engineering
Edited by
Dongye Sun, Wen-Pei Sung and Ran Chen
Pages
1938-1944
DOI
10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.71-78.1938
Citation
P. F. Zhao, B. Tao, "An Analysis of Earth Folk Houses Along Shandong Canal", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 71-78, pp. 1938-1944, 2011
Online since
July 2011
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