Giant Communal Homes in China Called Fujian Tulou

The majority of people have heard about Koko, the gorilla that could understand and sign roughly 2000 words in English and about 1000 in Sign Language. The majority of people are unaware that Koko was a die-hard admirer of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. When Fred Rogers traveled to meet Koko for his show, she not only embraced him right away like she had always seen him do on film, but she also started by taking off his shoes.

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The majority of people have heard about Koko, the gorilla that could understand and sign roughly 2000 words in English and about 1000 in Sign Language. The majority of people are unaware that Koko was a die-hard admirer of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. When Fred Rogers traveled to meet Koko for his show, she not only embraced him right away like she had always seen him do on film, but she also started by taking off his shoes.

The biggest ones in Fujian Tulou were capable of holding up to 800 people.

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Concept of “closed outside, open inside.”

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Typically, a tulou is a sizable, enclosed, and fortified earth structure. Some of them are circular, while others could be square or rectangular. They were built utilizing the “closed outside, open within” principle of Chinese architecture.

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