Saving the Heritage House

Traditions are not new in every part of the world. One common tradition is giving something to the next generation. It can be a ring, picture, book, recipes or the house. Old houses are really hard to maintain especially when it is very old and fragile, as if one step of the floor it will create a hole. It can also be one touch of the roof and it might collapse, but there are people who are experts in maintaining the beauty of a house.

These people’s passion is saving the history that our ancestors, to always reminds us how they took care of the things they tried to care and rescue for the next generations to have and use. An old house is very tricky and it is as fragile to maintain and save. From the foundation underneath up to the heritage roofing that makes the house more unique from the others and made as a protection to any weather. The roofs are made in different design that are suitable in whatever place you are in, in this world.

House, palace, buildings and other build structure, it is either inspired by ancient architecture and just pass by the new generation of leaving the building. There are experts or caretaker just to maintain the beauty of the house. It is not only the physical structure they are saving the also the history of it and story. One of the hardest parts to maintain of a house is the roof, and just like the photo above it is clearly well planned.

The placement of each tile and colors in the roof, the way the roof’s structure and they accent and sidings of the roof has its purpose. Whether to flash how great and creative the architect is or simple because to protect the whole house in whatever weather may come. Each place in this world has its own purposive design of the roofing. There are also symbols and placement beliefs on why it is made that way.

Saving heritage house, is more valuable than the selling price the investors may offer just to buy the land and house that’s built for the generation to use. Most of the heritage houses are made in the cities or hinterlands and mostly of the houses that are made in the cities are bought to be built by new building. Is it worth to be bought the story and history of the houses? That is why some of the people who really care about their parents or grandparents are very possessive to the things that reminds them of them.

To save or to sale, that is the questions for the new generation who were given the opportunity to be pass by something valuable that nobody else can have. Can we blame them for not saving the house that has been past? Our ancestor saved it for us to be used and it is in the hands of the new generation to save it for the future generation or not.

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