Different Types of Houses around the World: Part – 2
Houses are the ultimate place for shelter for human beings as well as protecting our
privacy and resting place. Previous together we explore part 1 of different types of
houses around the world and today we are going to learn more about the types of
houses we are living in.
Okay, here we go!
Skyscraper is the tallest building type that exists in the modern world today and in
most of the cases these types of buildings' height remain in 100m to 150m but it is
not always true. It can be less or taller than the assumption standard. This type of
building can be used for multipurpose use such as for a living, office, or
commercial use. Unlike the houses of aristocratic society, these types of houses
belong to the people who can afford their high cost and value of services.
One single family can own a whole floor or multiple floors.
The main purpose to build this type of house is to accommodate more people in
less land because this is taller and not using the vast land area. In today’s world,
Skyscraper houses are being built by following the tube structure what is invented
by F.R. Khan, a famous Bangladeshi Architect and Structural Engineer. Burj
Khalifa is the most famous example of this type of building. We also see the
uses of frosted glass, skylight, cross ventilation, uses of duct system, advance
technological sewage and waste disposal system and more uses of metals like
steels and aluminum.
A special kind of house to protect the natural landscape in the hilly and
mountainous area. It is familiar to us that we destroy our natural landscapes to
build our houses as well as for other constructions. But by doing this we not only
destroying our surrounding landscape but also misbalancing nature for its original
To keep nature in its state and to cope up with the slop and steps of the hilly and
mountainous area we are building Split-level houses. These types of houses have
different floor levels matching with the steps and slopes of the hilly and
mountainous land. For this reason, we can see a floor in different heights in this
type of house. These houses are being built for one single-family and there is no
rental system here unless it is built for rental purposes.
That’s all for this blog and so much more information will be shared with you in
the upcoming blogs on this topic.
Md Asaduzzaman Russel
Head of AIDT & Civil Technology