The soft rock of the Loess Plateau Asian style housing this region makes for an excellent insulating material. A Modern Home by the Sea of Ecuador. For roofs, depending on the wealth of a family, the material could vary. A skywell in a Fujian temple with enclosing halls and bays on Asian style housing sides. Chan Clan Academy in Gwongzau is often cited as a representative example of Lingnan architecture. From the Han grave design, it shows the forces of cosmic yin and yang, the two forces from the heaven and earth that creates eternity.