Bermuda’s colourful buildings

The archetypical Bermuda house is a low, squared building with a stepped, white roof and pastel-painted walls …

The roofs are designed to catch water, of which there is no fresh supply in Bermuda apart from rain. The walls are designed to restrict damage from hurricanes and are required by law to be able to withstand windspeeds of over 100 mph (160 km/h). …

Architecture of Bermuda


The government does not dictate paint colour. Increasingly the colours are getting less pastel, more vibrant.

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Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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