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  • 1. TYPES OF HOUSES and BUILDINGS
  • 2. A detached house
  • 3.
    • It is a residential building.
    • Generally found in less dense urban areas , the suburbs of cities, and rural areas .
    • Surrounded by a garden .
    • Garages can also be found.
  • 4. A semi-detached house
  • 5.
    • They consist of pairs of houses built side by side as units
    • They share a party wall
    • Usually each house's layout is a mirror image of its twin
    • This type of housing is a half-way state between terraced and detached houses.
  • 6. Terraced houses A terrace(d) or row house , is a style of housing in use since the late 17th century . A row of identical or mirror-image houses share side walls. The first and last of these houses is called an end terrace .
  • 7. Royal Crescent in Bath
  • 8. Terraced houses at Fortuneswell, Dorset, UK
  • 9. Cottages A cottage is usually found in a rural (sometimes village), or semi-rural location.
  • 10. Bungalows
  • 11.
    • A bungalow is a house which is all on ground level. Traditionally small, but today it can be quite large.
  • 12. Block of flats A red brick apartment block in East London, England , on the north bank of the Thames
  • 13. A penthouse
  • 14.
    • A penthouse is a very expe n sive apartment on the top floor of the building
    • Often occupies the entire floor
    • May have a private entrance or lift
    • Associated with a luxury lifestyle
  • 15. Skyscrapers
  • 16. A villa
    • British English a house that you use or rent while you are on holiday
    • a big house in the country with a large garden
    • an ancient Roman house or farm with land surrounding it
  • 17. A mansion
    • A mansion is a very large house for the wealthy.
  • 18. A country house
  • 19.
    • The English country house is generally a large house or mansion
    • It was a weekend retreat for aristocrats as well as a full time residence for some aristocrats
    • It has at least 25 rooms and at least 8,000 square feet (740 m²) of floor space, including service rooms.
    • Built at different ages and in various architectural styles.
  • 20.  
  • 21. A stately home
    • These houses became a status symbol for the great families of England.
    • Country houses and stately homes are sometimes confused —while a country house is always in the country, a stately home can also be in a town.
  • 22. A mobile home BrE a large caravan which always stays in the same place and is used as a house
  • 23. Caravan BrE a vehicle that a car can pull and in which people can live and sleep when they are on holiday = AmE trailer
  • 24. A wigwam It has a single room , and it was used by certain Native American tribes.
  • 25. Tepees
  • 26. An igloo
  • 27.
    • An igloo , translated sometimes as snowhouse , is a shelter constructed from blocks of snow, generally in the form of a DOME
    • Predominantly constructed by people of Canada 's Central Arctic and Greenlands Thule area.
  • 28. Houseboats It is a boat that has been designed to be used primarily as a human dwelling . Some are not motorised, because they are usually kept stationary at a fixed point.
  • 29. A boathouse
  • 30. A chalet a house with a steep sloping roof, common in places with high mountains and snow , such as Switzerland
  • 31. Tents
  • 32. Tree houses a wooden structure built in the branches of a tree for children to play in
  • 33. A log cabin
  • 34. Shanty
  • 35. Dormitory especially BrE a large room for several people to sleep in, for example in a boarding school or hostel AmE a large building at a college or university where students live [= HALL OF RESIDENCE BrE ]
  • 36. Bed-sit BrE a rented room used for both living and sleeping in
  • 37. Monastery / Convent monasteries - a place where monks live convent - a building or set of buildings where nuns live
  • 38. Barn conversion
  • 39. French windows a pair of doors made mostly of glass, usually opening onto a garden or balcony
  • 40. Thatched roof
  • 41.