An Analysis of Earth Folk Houses Along Shandong Canal

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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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Dongye Sun, Wen-Pei Sung and Ran Chen

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1938-1944

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.71-78.1938

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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

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July 2011

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