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Book on Việt Nam communal house architecture released

Update: August, 11/2017 - 08:00
The book, Kiến Trúc Đình Làng Việt (Việt Communal Houses Architecture) volume 1, features information on 15 houses in northern Việt Nam. — Photo kienviet.net
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HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese people and researchers now have chance to find out more about Việt Nam’s communal house architecture in a new book by the Relic Conservation Institute, which was released on Wednesday.

The book Kiến Trúc Đình Làng Việt (Việt Communal Houses Architecture) volume 1, features pictures and information on 15 houses from northern Việt Nam.

“Communal houses in Việt Nam have long been an interesting subject for study. This book offers several perspectives, it is not only a photo book, but also offers drawings and research on houses in the north of Việt Nam,” said deputy Head of The Relic Conservation Institute, Hoàng Đạo Cương.

The photographs, drawings and research provide readers with relevant and accurate technical knowledge and information, which is being published for the first time. The history, architecture and sculpting of the houses’ details are also included with expert explanation and analysis.  

Other houses of the central and the southern regions will be featured in future volumes. — VNS 

 

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