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Homes around
the world

Homes around the world

Why are there so many different designs
of house?

Homes are designed so that the people who live there can feel comfortable. Most people want to be warm but not hot or cold, protected from rain, wind and strong sun, and not be disturbed by animals, insects or people wandering into their home. People around the world have designed and built their homes in different ways depending on which building materials they can use and the climate and conditions they live in.

  • Which houses look like they're in hot countries?


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