Tag Archives: Home Styles

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Ranch Style Home Architecture and Design Features

Ranch Style homes go by many names, including American Ranch, Western Ranch, and California Rambler. These homes first gained popularity in the mid 1900s. Ranch Style is a direct descendant of the Prairie Box home design. As with Prairie Box homes the stress in designing ranch style homes was on economical design and use of [...]
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Italianate Home Architecture and Design Features

Inspired by the great Villas of Italy, in America the Italianate home architecture style has been a popularly used home design theme for more than a century.
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Arts and Crafts Home Architecture and Design Features

The arts and crafts style of home architecture evolved in California during the early to mid 20th century and is heavily influenced by Asian design aesthetics.
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Gothic Revival Home Architecture and Design Features

Gothic Revival style homes became popular in American during the late 19th century and typically feature a flat roof, two or more stories tall and Gothic style parapets or battlements.
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Georgian Colonial Home Architecture and Design Features

Timeless and elegant, the Georgian Colonial style of home architecture and design typically features window shutters, a low pitched hip roof and rectangular shape.
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Prairie Home Architecture and Design Features

Low and angular, the prairie home style of architecture is credited to Frank Lloyd Wright and is influenced by Japanese design aesthetics.
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Cape Cod Home Architecture and Design Features

The cape cod is a traditional home style evolved from the English style of house, designed to stand up to the harsh weather of New England and featuring steeply pitched roof lines and exterior window shutters.