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Sustainability 2012, 4(12), 3377-3386; doi:10.3390/su4123377
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The Genes of Tulou: A Study on the Preservation and Sustainable Development of Tulou

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Received: 19 October 2012; in revised form: 28 November 2012 / Accepted: 11 December 2012 / Published: 18 December 2012
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Abstract: This paper analyzes the formation of Tulou villages and the characteristics of Tulou buildings. The genes of the Tulou are examined within the unique physical forms and the significant social culture background. The paper is concerned with how to apply the valuable genes in the preservation and sustainable development of Tulou with a special case analysis.
Keywords: Tulou; genes; preservation; sustainable development; Hakka culture; earthen buildings; round houses; sustainability Tulou; genes; preservation; sustainable development; Hakka culture; earthen buildings; round houses; sustainability
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Wang, S.-S.; Li, S.-Y.; Liao, S.-J. The Genes of Tulou: A Study on the Preservation and Sustainable Development of Tulou. Sustainability 2012, 4, 3377-3386.

AMA Style

Wang S-S, Li S-Y, Liao S-J. The Genes of Tulou: A Study on the Preservation and Sustainable Development of Tulou. Sustainability. 2012; 4(12):3377-3386.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Wang, Shao-Sen; Li, Su-Yu; Liao, Shi-Jie. 2012. "The Genes of Tulou: A Study on the Preservation and Sustainable Development of Tulou." Sustainability 4, no. 12: 3377-3386.


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