Housing and Buildings Questions

These essay questions are for the topic of housing and buildings.

In some countries, most people prefer to rent their homes rather than buying them.

What are the advantages and disadvantages of renting a home? (Reported 2017, GT Test)

 

Planting trees is very important for the environment. Some people says trees should be planted in the vacant areas of cities and towns, while other says housing facilities should be build instead.

Do you agree or disagree ? (Reported 2017, Academic Test)

 

Many countries are experiencing population growth and need more homes.

Should these new homes be constructed in existing cities or should new towns be built in the countryside? (Reported 2017, GT Test)

 

Nowadays, a lot of buildings, such as offices and  schools, are now being built with an open plan design.

Why is that?

Do you see this as a positive or negative development? (Reported 2017, Academic Test)

 

Reported essay questions are from students who have taken their IELTS test. These questions may vary slightly in wording from the original question.