Why are houses in Australian homes built up on stilts?
Because their are a lot of floods in Australia
to prevent flooding
Brazilians that live near the Amazon know that the only way they can prevent flooding is to keep their homes on stilts. The river can be unpredictable causing major flooding to occur.
Amahuaca people build houses of sticks thatched with palm leaves. These are built on stilts or rafts to protect them from floods. They extract their living from the jungle.
Examples of floating homes are worldwide. Boathouses, homes on stilts and piers are common.
Either Petersburg or Ketchikan
Japanes houses have a roof just like Australian homes
Assam is a flood prone area and is hit by floods during the majority of the year. Thus, the houses in Assam are built on stilts so as to ensure that the houses are not destroyed by frequent flooding. Tundra is an area with a thin layer of soil over a thick layer of permanently frozen ground called permafrost underneath. If houses in the tundra were built directly on the ground, the heat of the… Read More
The houses are often built by Bricks and Cement ....................
They built long houses
yes like pyramids and sand houses and ant houses
Wooden hootches built upon wooden stilts to keep them above water during the monsoon season.
Spanish colonizers named the area Venezuela (little Venice) because coastal homes built on stilts reminded them of Venice, Italy
Standard stucco appearing structures in the cities; wooden framed homes in the rural areas; nearly always built off the ground upon stilts, for times when it floods out there.
Manor houses were the homes of the owners of manors, and they were built for that purpose. There is a link to a question on manor houses below, and its answer provides a bit more. There are also links at the question to pictures.
The Makah's built their houses with wood and they painted faces on them.
The homes - and by extrapolation the homeowners - were called "soddies".
Chinook houses were permanent. Houses were built of cedar planks and were up to 60 feet long.
Regular houses, they have no trailers or mobile homes in Iceland. Usually built pretty strong to stand the weather. Alot of houses are 2 family homes, or apartment complexes. They do have single family homes too though.
The colonists built traditional colonial homes. They built timber frame houses, and typically used a lot of wood and rock to secure the building.Ê
Houses in Australia vary according to the region. The early houses in Queensland were typically wooden or weatherboard, and often built higher on stilts. This was to catch the breezes in the humid weather, and to keep the houses above the water in floods. This influence is still seen today. Whilst modern Queensland homes are usually brick, these older "Queenslanders" (as they are called) are much prized, and often renovated when they are bought. originally… Read More
Homes must be on stilts, about a meter off the ground. Building houses is expensive because the materials have to be brought from the south. Igloos and tents are used for shelter on hunting trips.
alltogather they had adobe homes earth lodges teepees and long houses
people in bangladesh build their homes on stilts
The Calusa lived on the coast and along the inner waterways. They built their homes on stilts and wove Palmetto leaves to fashion roofs, but they didn't construct any walls.
the climate influenced how the homes are built because the climate is really warm so they build beach houses
What is the name of the structures that were built to be homes for the gods in the Mesopotamian culture?
houses for mesopotamian gods were called Ziggurats
Sod houses were built on the prairies where trees were scarce, such as in Nebraska..
Persian houses belonging to the poor were built of mud brick. Other Persian houses were made of brick, wood, and stone. Often homes were built around a central courtyard. Some people had pretty gardens. The inside of the homes had upholstered furniture. Gold and silver accents were common inside the home.
Most homes in Ireland are built from brick. You have detached, semi-detached and terraced houses. Most houses have gardens, though some are very small, especially those built in recent decades. Below are two property websites, where you will see plenty of examples of what Irish houses look like. Like in any country, Irish homes have many looks. Most houses are brick, but there are many different styles. There are some what are called "wooden frame"… Read More
If you are talking about tribal homes... they are built out of plain old wood. hope this was somewhat helpful... :)
Generally, the Pacific Northwest built their homes out of what was most abundant -trees. They built plank houses made to withstand the harsh climates of the Pacific coastline. These homes had a wooden frame and planks of wood would be overlapped on top of it. There were smoke holes but no windows.
The types of houses built are always to suit the climate. Otherwise, the homes would be more vulnerable. The houses would be made from a suitable material.
102,839 new homes were built in 2010, the peak was just before the crash at 157,000 in 2007. It has been low for the last few years. The government thinks we need 240,000 new homes per year to replace lost stock as houses deteriorate.
They are naturally made from brick although a few aren't. You have detached houses, semi-detached and terraced houses. Most homes have gardens and are natural sized except for the ones built in the last decade or two.
Aztec's homes where built out of big cliffs that's why they are also called "cliff dwellers"
Some houses are built with basements. Many homes in California do not have basements, because of the threat of earthquake damage.
When developers built affordable mass produced houses in places such as Levittown it caused the prices of competitors homes to fall. It also caused the suburbs to grow.
Many people in Germany live in apartments rather than one family houses. Apartments and houses in Germany are generally smaller than those in the United States. Built in closets are not something that German homes generally have. Homes are decorated according to individual tastes, so there are no common features that most houses have.
Probably the must numerous medieval buildings we see today are churches and houses, built for ordinary people. There are a lot of monastic buildings around, but most are in ruins. There are castles, built for kings and members of the nobility. There are palaces built to be homes for kings and bishops, and manor houses built as homes for nobility. Some merchant buildings and guild halls also exist, built for commerce. There are even a… Read More
Prefabricated houses were built in my home town of Clydebank, Scotland when many houses were bombed during the 2nd world war. They were homes that were quickly erected, i.e. they arrived ready built and designed to last only around 10 years although many lasted a lot longer than that. They tended to be 2-3 bedroom homes, about 1000-1200 square feet in total.
Actually, there is evidence that the Mojaves were quite advanced for their era. In fact, they built two types of houses-- one for the hot summer months, and another for the cold winter months. They even built their summer homes on stilts so that if the rivers flooded (they needed to live near a river so they could catch fish), their home would be safe. Typical Mojave summer dwellings were thatched huts, covered with grass… Read More
Yes. The native americans were stone age people when first encountered by Europeans. Different tribes had different kinds of homes: Longhouses, Wigwams, Teepees, Chickees, Adobe Houses, Igloos, Grass Houses, Wattle and Daub houses, etc. It is reasonable to assume that stone age peoples elsewhere in the past also built homes of various types.
The Pueblo built homes of stone or adobe (baked bricks of clay and straw). (see related link)
The Incas built their houses by forming stones together like a jigsaw puzzle and putting abode between the stones.
The type of houses in which Australians live vary according to the region. The early houses in Queensland were typically wooden or weatherboard, and often built higher on stilts. This was to catch the breezes in the humid weather, and to keep the houses above the water in floods. Whilst modern Queensland homes are usually brick, these older "Queenslanders" (as they are called) are much prized, and often renovated when they are bought. Originally they… Read More
The majority of the homes that were built on prairies were built out of sod.
The majority of the homes that were built on prairies were built out of sod.
That depends on the intensity of the tornado and the quality of construction of the home. Here is the expected damage on the Ehnaced Fujita scale: EF0: Shingles, gutters, awnings, and siding may be peeled, though usually not extensively. Mobile homes may shift. A few windows may break. In any tornado, homes may be crushed by falling trees. EF1: Well built frame houses will suffer significant loss of roof surface. Poorly anchored roofs may be… Read More
While only 50,000 steel-framed homes were built in 1997, the steel industry is aiming for a 25 percent market share by 2003.