IELTS Writing Topics | Housing and Architecture

IELTS Writing Topics | Housing and Architecture
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State / Council Housing

  • In some countries the government provides state or council housing.
  • This helps people who cannot afford to buy their own house.
  • It can be argued that state housing creates dependence on the government.
  • People should not rely on the government to look after them.
  • People have no incentive to earn money and buy their own home.
  • Council properties are often made with cheap, poor-quality materials.

Old Buildings

  • Historic buildings are part of a country’s heritage.
  • They should be protected.
  • Old buildings are often considered to be works of art.
  • They give character to cities and attract tourists.
  • They show us how people lived in the past.
  • We identify countries by architectural symbols like the pyramids in Egypt.
  • Governments should spend money on looking after historic buildings.
  • They need regular repairs and maintenance.
  • New buildings should be designed to complement them.

Modern / Green Buildings

  • Modern buildings should be designed to be environmentally friendly.
  • They should use less energy and produce less waste.
  • Modern insulation can make houses more energy-efficient.
  • Solar and wind power can be used to generate electricity.
  • Rainwater and waste water can be recycled and used to flush toilets.
  • Modern glass buildings take advantage of natural light.
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