Apparently, no country in the world does not cause such a surprise, as Japan. It goes back not only sun, but also modern technology, exotic cuisine, and huge cities developing right before our eyes. They say the old gods dipped into the river the sword, and when he got out, four wonderful drops fell from the blade and into the Islands of Japan. The beauty of this country is breathtaking. The majestic cliffs, connecting with the water space, create a special sense of peace and tranquility proud.
Once closed to the world, Japan has maintained a wonderful ancient tradition that amazes travelers with their uniqueness. Along with the modern skyscrapers in Japanese cities spread out rock gardens and old temples. Here you can see a modern and comfortable home, and light “paper” structures, characteristic of ancient Japan.
The country is replete with scenic seaside resorts. Why is only one island of Okinawa, where karate was invented. Tourists from all over the world come here to feel unusual mysterious Japanese culture. The city that is always awake – so the townsfolk called the second largest Japanese megalopolis – Yokohama. It is a major port city, with its enormous number of Buddhist and Shinto temples located in the neighborhood with modern buildings.
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Each region has its own traditions in the construction of housing developed by tysyacheletiyami and centuries. For example, in the Northern regions traditional building material is wood, in the middle belt of brick and stone. In hot and dry climates of Central Asia are always the most marketable material for the construction was crude clay.
This is because this material has low thermal conductivity, a mean, perfectly protects from the summer heat, which is the noma in these latitudes, as well as a hard frost, the coming winter, which saves fuel in the desert where there is no wood. Another obvious advantage is low price of this building material. Actually need cost for its delivery, a the clay very much.
But this construction has its major disadvantages. The core is the fragility of the material. The building is made from raw clay must be repaired constantly. The second major drawback – low strength. About building high-rise buildings of this material can not speak, it will simply collapse under its own weight. How to get out of trouble?
The solution was very simple – to build houses in Central Asia are using the concrete Continue reading