Chapter 1 The Tulou Study: a Historical Review.-
Chapter 2 A Rich Variety of Tulou Forms.
Chapter 3 Fujian Tulou: a Definition.
Chapter 4 The Communal Nature of Fujian Tulou.
Chapter 5 Outstanding Marvels of the Fujian Tulou.
Chapter 6 Harmony and Unification Between Man and Nature.
Chapter 7 Home Impregnable: Defense Mechanism.-
Chapter 8 Ancient and Unique Construction Techniques.
Chapter 9 Habitable Inner Environment.
Chapter 10 A Centripetal Order: Architectural Space.-
Chapter 11 Perfection and Simplicity: Architectural Treatment.
Chapter 12 Solving Mystery: Success of the Circular Building.
Chapter 13 An Inspiration: Tulou Tablets and Couplets.
Chapter 14 A Fantasy Land: Legends and Tales.
Chapter 15 A Pressing Matter: Protection and Development of Tulou.- Conclusion Fujian Tulou in the Future.Postscript.- Afterword to the Revised Edition.
Hanmin Huang received his Master's degree from the Department of Architecture at Tsinghua University in 1982. He is currently chief architect of the Fujian Provincial Institute of Architectural Design and Research Co., Ltd., executive director of the Architectural Society of China, vice president of the Earth Construction Division, and president of the Fujian Provincial Architect Division. He has been awarded the first prize for Fujian Provincial Excellent Architectural Design for his projects like "Ancient Walls with the Setting Sun" in Fuzhou West Lake Park, Fujian Library, Fujian Academy of Painting, and Fujian Hall. He has published several books, including Fujian Tulou (published in Taiwan), Fujian Traditional Civilian Residence, Hakka Tulou Civilian Residence, and The Old House - Fujian Civilian Residence (in collaboration with Li Yuxiang). He is the editor-in-chief of National Architecture of China: Fujian Volume, and compiled Profiles on Fujian Culture, The Collected Works of Chinese Architectural Art: Houses of Minority Nationalities in Southern China.