Houses & homes in Pakistan

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Houses & homes in Pakistan

  1. 1. B HOUSES & HOMES IN PAKISTAN
  2. 2. <ul><li>DISCOVERY CENTRE SMARTSCHOOL </li></ul><ul><li>Karachi, Pakistan </li></ul><ul><li>Prepared by: </li></ul><ul><li>Students of Grade 7 </li></ul><ul><li>Submitted to: </li></ul><ul><li>Ms.Felicity Wilson & her class </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Our country Pakistan has many different forms of land from flat grass lands to mountains to empty deserts to the crowded cities each form of land requires different houses & homes. </li></ul>introduction
  4. 4. Comparing Architecture <ul><li>Made of concrete & iron bars </li></ul><ul><li>Made in cities </li></ul><ul><li>Built for luxury </li></ul><ul><li>Has indoor pluming </li></ul><ul><li>Has multiple rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Made of mud brick & straw </li></ul><ul><li>Made In villages </li></ul><ul><li>Built for sustaining life for the poor </li></ul><ul><li>Has no pluming </li></ul><ul><li>Has only one room </li></ul>Urban Rural
  5. 5. Urban Architecture <ul><li>Pakistani urban houses have been known to be well built </li></ul><ul><li>Ever since the devastating earth quake in 2006 we have been using the latest and most advanced technology in the construction world </li></ul>
  6. 6. URBAN HOUSES
  7. 7. Urban houses <ul><li>The urban houses are much more developed than the rural. They have more facilities, rooms, the style of roofs is developed and much more. </li></ul><ul><li>They are spacious houses made on land area of usually 500, 1000, 2000 yards. </li></ul><ul><li>The individual houses have their own boundary walls. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Building materials <ul><li>They are cemented. They are built with different materials such as: </li></ul><ul><li>cement, </li></ul><ul><li>blocks of concrete </li></ul><ul><li>red brick blocks that are already colored and they need not to be painted </li></ul>
  9. 9. The style of roofs <ul><li>Most of the roofs are flat while some are tilted. </li></ul><ul><li>There are some houses with verandas (large balcony), some without it. </li></ul>
  10. 10. The most commonly used rooms <ul><li>The most commonly used rooms are living room, bed rooms and kitchen. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Gardens <ul><li>The gardens are beautiful and filled with flowers. </li></ul><ul><li>Palm trees, coconut trees, roses, fruit plants like mangoes etc. </li></ul><ul><li>There are also gardens with less plantation. </li></ul>
  12. 12. General facilities <ul><li>General facilities of urban houses are: </li></ul><ul><li>Electricity </li></ul><ul><li>Tap water </li></ul><ul><li>Electrical appliances like: </li></ul><ul><li>Refrigerators </li></ul><ul><li>Laptops </li></ul><ul><li>Televisions. </li></ul>
  13. 13. RURAL HOUSES
  14. 14. Rural Architecture <ul><li>Pakistan's huts are usually inhabited by poor farmers who cant afford proper homes </li></ul><ul><li>Their huts are usually made of mud, straw & twigs </li></ul><ul><li>Pakistani huts consist of only one room </li></ul>
  15. 15. Rural Houses <ul><li>Rural houses are the houses in the village sides. Following is some information about their: </li></ul><ul><li>Building materials </li></ul><ul><li>The style of roofs </li></ul><ul><li>Most commonly used rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Types of gardens </li></ul><ul><li>General facilities. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Building Materials <ul><li>Mud:- </li></ul><ul><li>The houses in villages are not cemented and are made out of mud. </li></ul><ul><li>Terracotta:- </li></ul><ul><li>They are also made out of a clay that is called as terracotta. </li></ul>
  17. 17. The style of roofs <ul><li>Straws:- </li></ul><ul><li>Some of the roofs in the rural areas are made out of straws that fall of when it rains. </li></ul><ul><li>Coconut leaves:- </li></ul><ul><li>some of the roofs of the rural houses are made out of coconut leaves that are very easy to find and are very cheap. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Most Commonly Used Rooms <ul><li>They have very few rooms as compare to the urban ones. </li></ul><ul><li>So all the family gets together in one small room. </li></ul><ul><li>The rooms are very simple and bare. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Gardens <ul><li>Vegetable gardens:- </li></ul><ul><li>They don’t exactly have gardens but there are mostly the farmers living so they live near the huge areas where they can easily plant there crops as Pakistan is an agricultural country. </li></ul>
  20. 20. General facilities <ul><li>Animals:- </li></ul><ul><li>They keep farm animals as their pets so that they can get milk and meat from them and they use to sell that milk so that they can get money from that and feed their family. </li></ul><ul><li>Very few general facilities, they live a simple life </li></ul><ul><li>Many areas are without electricity & tap water, they draw water from wells </li></ul>
  21. 21. Thank you

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