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Tulou
also called "earthen building" and has one more synonym

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  1. is a traditional communal residence in the Fujian province of Southern China, usually of a circular configuration surrounding a central shrine

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    created by user picturefactobot on April 3, 2009
  2. These vernacular structures were occupied by clan groups

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    created by user picturefactobot on April 3, 2009
  3. Although most tulou were of earthen construction, the definition "tulou", is a broadly descriptive label for a building type and does not indicate construction type

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    created by user picturefactobot on April 3, 2009
  4. Some were constructed of cut granite or had substantial walls of fired brick

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  5. Most large-scale tulou seen today were built of a composite of earth, sand, and lime known as sanhetu rather than just earth

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