Vocabulary for Buildings

Sample questions:

  1. What types of buildings are there where you live?
  2. Do you prefer old or new buildings?
  3. Are historical buildings important where you live?
  4. Do you think we should protect old building?

Nouns:
architecture
skyscraper
office block
residence

Verbs:
construct
renovate
demolish

Adjectives:
elegant
well-designed
unsightly
contemporary
old-fashioned

Idioms:
put up (= build) They are putting up loads of unsightly office blocks.
do up (= repair) They should do up some of the old-fashioned residences.
pull down (= demolish)
They are pulling down older neighbourhoods to make way for the new skyscrapers.

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