49 Small Elevated House Ideas That Are Perfect for the Tropics

As market trends in modern residential designs evolve, developing pleasant, safe and sustainable houses should receive equal emphasis.

Quality houses should have aesthetics, amenities, reinforced structures and architectural features that can withstand adverse weather conditions and aging.

Many architects are increasingly advocating for sturdier roofs and walls, storm-proofing, flood mitigation and energy-efficient features in contemporary homes to safeguard modern buildings from potentially disastrous weather.

The design of an all-weather house should withstand most local climate challenges.

As they say, the single most important investment one may have in a lifetime is a house. Local homebuilders must start ensuring that residences are built to endure heavy rain, high winds, and high humidity.