Traditional Rammed Earth Houses in Vietnam

The peaceful lifestyle of Nung ethnic people has been preserved well in Bac Hoa hamlet of 160 households in Vietnam. It is nestled against the mountains and is blessed with a stream.

Many of the houses have preserved the traditional Nung structures with rammed earth walls and yin-yang tiled roofs. The People’s Committee of the district has implemented plans for the restoration and conservation of these rammed earth houses.

The head of the hamlet said that in recent years, his village has greeted many visitors, including researchers, tourists, students and enthusiasts who came to explore and experience the unique cultural traditions.

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2 thoughts on “Traditional Rammed Earth Houses in Vietnam”

  1. Add glazed windows and indoor plumbing, and this style of home would work great in the West, too! Also, I can’t help noticing that these houses look somewhat Chinese \ Japanese.


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