An Analysis of Earth Folk Houses Along Shandong Canal
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.
Dongye Sun, Wen-Pei Sung and Ran Chen
P. F. Zhao and B. Tao, "An Analysis of Earth Folk Houses Along Shandong Canal", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 71-78, pp. 1938-1944, 2011