About Adobe Homes
This is an example of an adobe home. They are made out of clay, sand, water and even manure they shape into bricks. They can be the most simple to very complex. They can break if there are big winds before the clay sets. If an adobe home does break you are in a pretty windy place. Adobe homes are similar to mudbrick buildings. Adobe homes are very strong and one of the oldest types of homes in the world. One problem with adobe homes is that they can break easily if there is an earthquake.
Where Does The Word Adobe Come From?
The word adobe came from nearly 4,000 years ago and the pronunciation has never changed at all. Adobe means sun dried bricks.
Where Can You Find Adobe Homes?
Adobe homes are most commonly found in West Asia, North Africa, West Africa, South America, Southwestern North Amecrica, Spain, Eastern Europe, and East Anglia. Usually
Adobe homes are found in places where it rarely rains.
Why Are Adobe Homes built this way?
Adobe homes are very unique. They have flat roofs because it rarely rains in the places they are in. The roofs are mostly fireproof depending on the materials.
Would I like To live In an Adobe Home?
As a creator of this website I would keep living in my own home. I would not want to live in an adobe home because Adobe homes do not have as much style.