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Frontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering

Front Arch Civil Eng Chin    2009, Vol. 3 Issue (2) : 204-210
Conservation and tourism development of house settlements in Moso matriarchate in Lugu Lake area
Yaoyun XING1(), Jian DAI1, Zhujiu XIA2
1. College of Architecture and Urban Management, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing 100022, China; 2. Institute of Architecture and Urban&Rural Research, Taiwan University, Taipei 106, China
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This paper analyzes the present situation of the settlement and the influence of tourism development and construction. It discusses the attitude toward the conservation and development of the settlement as well as the way to maintain the production, life, and culture of the Mosian and the way to promote the sustainable development of the settlement by tourism.

Keywords Moso      matriatchate home      conservation of settlement      tourism development     
Corresponding Authors: XING Yaoyun,   
Issue Date: 05 June 2009
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Yaoyun XING,Jian DAI,Zhujiu XIA. Conservation and tourism development of house settlements in Moso matriarchate in Lugu Lake area[J]. Front Arch Civil Eng Chin, 2009, 3(2): 204-210.
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Fig.1  General layout of Lugu Lake area
Fig.2  Typical houses in Moso matriarchate
Fig.3  Overall layout of Moso villages
Fig.4  Top view of rebuilt and perforated Moso villages (red circles represent houses built without permission)
Fig.5  Core of strategy
Fig.6  Map of tourism development and zoning plan of Moso villages (using Zhawoluo Village as an example)
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