South Asia

MAN MADE MODIFICATIONS

Terrace Farming

What is terrace farming?

Terrace Farming is a farming method that makes use of a hill to create a multiplatform farm.


Why create terraces?

To make the best of poor soil, water conservation, and mountainous terrain.

Monsoon in South Asia

Building on Stilts

What are stilts?

A set of upright posts that are used to hold a building up above water or the ground.


Why build on stilts?

To prevent houses from flooding. The metal and wooden stilts ensure ths smallest environmental impact.