'Heat-resistant' house in Saudi Arabia goes viral as temperature crosses 50°C


Heat-resistant house in Saudi Arabia goes viral as temperature crosses 50°C

The picture of the green house has gone viral on social media.

By Web Report

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Published: Thu 27 Jun 2019, 4:27 PM

Last updated: Thu 27 Jun 2019, 6:59 PM

A house in Saudi Arabia has become talk of the town for enveloping their house with greenery to keep blazing temperatures down by a few degrees. 
With the scorching heat at its peak and the mercury hovering around 50 degrees Celsius in the Gulf, a house has been covered with climbing greenery. While the location and identity of the family has not been revealed, the house which appears nothing less than a tiny hill draped in climbers.
According to reports in StepFeed, research proves green roofs can decrease heat absorption through ceilings, "which results in lower indoor temperature and improvement of thermal comfort for inhabitants". Increasing number of people are turning to roof gardening as a way to beat the summer heat.

The picture of the 'green house' in Saudi Arabia went viral with ample netizens applauding heat-resistant house. However, there were some who pointed out the downside as well.

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