Homes and houses have always been important irrespective of the country or culture. People around the world have always fabricated shelters that fit their surroundings. Home is not just a four-walled structure fixed on a permanent foundation but, it could be a hidden cave, a snowy sanctuary, or even a floating boat. Have you Ever wondered what types of houses people have in other countries?
This is now you know and today in this video we will tell you about some typical homes around the world.
Houseboats can be found all over the world, most famously in Amsterdam and London. But, the carved wooden houseboats of Kashmir are truly beautiful. They are usually decorated fancifully but they vary in size. These boats are mainly used as accommodation for tourists coming from different parts of the world.
For centuries, Central Asian nomads have been using these portable tents as temporary shelters which were traditionally made of animal skins. But with the new construction methods and access to better materials have made them being used as permanent housing.
Beautifully constructed out of compressed and insulating snow, these icy accommodations are used by outdoors enthusiasts as temporary shelters which keeps them warm by blocking harsh winds. Did you know, igloos can even house a small fire. Seems strange, right! Today, igloos can be found in Canada and in some snowy locations of North America.
4. Hanok Houses
These traditional Korean houses were built with a river in front area and mountain at the back.The style of the house is in relation to its surroundings, the land, and even the seasons. They consist of wooden beams, tiled roofs, and the Ondol style built flooring, which gets heated by smoke during winter season and cooled in the summer season. They usually have the slightly curved roof line, having ornate designs on the underside.
Have you stayed in anyone of these typical homes?