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different types of houses
Transcript of different types of houses
by Zuzia and Lena
A skyscraper is a high building.A skyscraper can also be called a high-rise, but the term skyscraper is often used for buildings higher than 150 m (492 ft). For buildings above a height of 300 m (984 ft), the term Supertall can be used, while skyscrapers reaching beyond 600 m (1,969 ft) are classified as Megatall.
The ancient Egyptians built pyramids as tombs for the pharaohs and their queens. The pharaohs were buried in pyramids of many different shapes and sizes.Slaves were building pyramids during the life of pharaohs .There are about eighty pyramids known today from ancient Egypt.
The most famous piramid is Great Piramid in Giza (piramid of Cheops).
A castle is a type of fortified structure built in Europe and the Middle East during the Middle Ages by nobility.What distinguishes them from other structures are :heavy and tall wall,court(dziedziniec),moat (fosa).
It's a place reserved for religious or spiritual activities, such as prayer, sacrifice, or rites.
Many years ago caves were a shelter for people.They protected them from wild animals and weather.The oldest tracks of people were found in Longgupo caves.They are 1,85 mln years old.
They date back to some 40,000 years ago in Asia and Europe. Some theories hold that cave paintings may have been a way of communicating with others, while other theories ascribe a religious or ceremonial purpose to them. The paintings are remarkably similar around the world, with animals being common subjects that give the most impressive images
Wickiups were homes for hunters and for gatherers who were moving from place to place, sometimes they were staying perhaps a few days or several weeks in one location. Their homes were easy to construct from wooden sticks and bushes found at each campsite. Whereas tipis were tall and cone-shaped, wickiups were short and squat. But unlike tipis, which were taken apart and moved from place to place, wickiups were just left behind when Indian families moved on.
Petra is a historical and archeological city in the southern Jordania. It is famous for its rock-cut architecture and water conduit system. Another name for Petra is the Rose City due to the colour of the stone out of which it is carved.It was built about III B.C to I B.C
House of gods
Buddhist temples come in many shapes.The best known are the pagodas of China and Japan.
Another typical Buddhist building is the Stupa, which is a stone structure built over what are thought to be relics of the Buddha, or over copies of the Buddha's teachings.
Buddhist temples are designed to symbolise the 4 elements:
Hole in ground
,,In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat: it was a hobbit-hole, and that means comfort.''(description by Tolkien)
Hole in the ground is house of Bilbo Baggins from Middle Earth.Peter Jackson constructed this in New Zealand
Houses for animals
is a rocky tidal island and a commune in Normandy, France. It is located approximately one kilometre off the country’s north coast, at the mouth of the Couesnon River near Avranches. The population of the island is 50.
Palace and Mansion
A palace is a grand residence, especially a royal residence or the home of high-ranking dignitary, such as a bishop or archbishop.A palace is a residence without defence (e.g heavy and tall wall,moat)
A mansion is contemporary palace. Rich people live there.
Free Spirit Sphere
This house is located in the forest. It looks like a huge wooden peanut. Tom Chudleig created it.
Inside it, there is only one room where is a bed, a table and a few cupboards. The point of this unique house is that you are not an enemy to animals inhabiting the forest but their neighbour.The house is built of ecofriendly materials.
The world's tallest building in Dubai over 800 metres high.
Construction is the 160-floor building in 2004. It was opened six years later in 2010.
The task of creating the world's tallest manmade structure was awarded to the Chicago office of American architectural and engineering firm Skidmore, Owings and Merril LLP.
Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur
They are 170 metres high, the Petronas Towers are twin skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The buildings, which held the title of the tallest in the world between 1998-2004, are an iconic landmark of the capital city.
designed by architects Cesar Pelli and Achmad Murdijat, engineer Deejay Cerico and designer Dominic Saibo under the consultancy of JC Guinto.
An igloo building is builtof blocks of ice. The roof has a small hole for ventilation. The short door opening and a tunnel in front of the dome structure stop the heat from flowing outside and keeps the igloo warmer than the outside weather.
It is a temporary house.
Did you know that there are igloo hotels? The Kakslauttanen Hotel, in Finland gives visitors the special opportunity to admire the Northern Lights from the comfort and warmth of their own glass igloo.
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It's a house built in Frankfurt (Germany). It would be an average house to make dinner, watch tv or sleep or drink tea.The surprising feature is the fact you have to inflate this house before you come in. Thanks to this we can drink tea wherever we want to.
how it looks at night
how it looks during the day
One client from Mount Fuji Architects Studio
wanted to have a cheap ceramic workshop. Desingers from Fuji Masahiro i Mao had a
perfect idea. They created a house which looks like a caterpillar, but it meets all requirements.
It's a great solution for people who can't move to other house but they need more space.You can stick it to the window with steal ropes. The furniture is hidden in the walls so this cube is really functional.
Frank Lloyd Wright
was an American architect, designer, writer, and educator, who designed more than
of which were completed.Wright believed in designing structures that were in harmony with humanity and its environment,.
Fallingwater in Pennsylvania
It's a mobile type of house. It can be pulled by another vehicle. You can live there. Inside we often find the bedroom, the bathroom and the kitchen. People use it only for a short time fe.holidays.
It's a building where two parts of the house have one common wall. Nearly always both parts are the same. This house is perfect for two families who get on well.
It's a tower built in water or onshore. It sends signals to the ships. In this structure there is always an employee serving the beacon. .
Guggenheim Museum in New York City
Christopher Wren - England's greatest architect
The greatest British architect of all time was born in East Knoyle, Wiltshire, in 1632.He experimented with submarine design, road paving, and design of telescopes. At the tender age of 25 he was offered the Chair of Astronomy at Gresham College, London.He helped after The Great Fire of London,
St. Paul's Cathedral
Windsor Castle is a royal residence at Windsor
The original castle was built in the 11th century after the Norman invasion by William the Conqueror(Wilhelm Zdobywca). Since the time of Henry I, it has been used by succeeding monarchs.In this castle The most notable order of the garter (Order Podwiązki) is given .