Dragon Home: Kenyans Divided By Chinese language-Impressed Home Design

Kenyans on Saturday, Might 20 had been torn after a photograph of a home with 10 ‘wings’ went viral with some nicknaming it the dragon home.

The bungalow home was the subject of debate for its distinctive design resembling a number of buildings in historical China.

Many questioned the explanation for reportedly overdoing the roof with the additional wings and small and few home windows.

“He overdid it whereas chasing uniqueness, 4 wings would have been sufficient and make it look okay. Now it seems to be like a dragon,” one urged.

A collage of two buildings positioned in China


China In the present day

“The ‘dragon home’ developer obtained worth for his or her cash. Whoever they consulted interpreted their transient and delivered,” one other added.

Nevertheless, some famous that the design was impressed by Chinese language structure the place buildings are fitted with further wings on the roof.

To counter this, one urged that historical Chinese language buildings usually had a superb stability between wall and roofing.

Moreover, others held that the roof would result in darkish inside house because the home windows had been too small and the roof blocked gentle. It was nevertheless undisclosed whether or not the home windows on the roof directed gentle into the home.

In the meantime, a civil engineer opined that there needs to be a stability between roofing and the wall including, “I perceive {that a} roof ought to ideally be one of many first noticeable components in a construction. But it surely shouldn’t be overdone.”

Nevertheless, Kenyans lauded the workmanship of the home design whereas advising householders to hunt recommendation from specialists earlier than embarking on a house.

“We wish this stage of creativity again in engineering, not these bins which are presently the norm,” one defended.

Others famous that the home might have been impressed by the Shaolin Temple in China, which has extra wings on the roof.

Apart from Chinese language historical buildings, Kenyans in contrast the home to the Syndey Opera Home with comparable options.

The Opera Home was designed by the late Danish architect Jorn Utzon. He designed the constructing with a collection of arched white roofs formed just like the sails of boats to mirror his love for crusing.

A photograph of the Sydney Opera Home designed by the late Danish architect Jorn Utzon



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