Architectural Styles

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New England Colonial House

New England Colonial House

October 4, 2015
Because it developed during the Colonial period of our history. The first colonists built primarily one room deep, two story houses with a central…

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New England architectural styles

New England architectural styles

May 2, 2016
Architecture for Kids The most popular architectural style in the United States from its development in the early 18th century up to and including…

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Most popular architectural styles

Most popular architectural styles

May 25, 2016
A Colonial is an OCD fever dream come true: It’s symmetrical and features an entry door in the middle of the front of the home with two windows…

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Moorish style Architecture

Moorish style Architecture

December 4, 2013
Arch Noun shape that looks like an upside-down U. architecture Noun style and design of buildings or open spaces. calligraphy Noun decorative…

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Modern styles of Architecture

Modern styles of Architecture

March 2, 2015
Trying to define modernism can be a frustrating exercise. As a style, it is less coherent, its boundaries looser, than, say, classicism. Many…

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Mission style Architecture

Mission style Architecture

April 4, 2015
In the first few years of the 20th century, the architectural firm of Greene and Greene, steeped in the Art & Crafts movement and influenced…

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Images of types of houses

Images of types of houses

March 17, 2012
We re big fans of off-grid homes here at Gizmag – and for good reason: an off-grid home frees the owner from the vagaries of unscrupulous energy…

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House Design Architecture

House Design Architecture

February 18, 2011
The Architecture & Interior Design Program offers high-quality courses to help you reach your professional and personal goals. Attend…

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House architectural styles

House architectural styles

April 13, 2015
Although the term bungalow is now commonly used to describe a small one- or one-and-a-half-story home or casual beach house, the word is actually…

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Home Plans Architect

Home Plans Architect

May 14, 2016
From grand European estates to charming country designs, Danze & Davis Architects delivers outstanding design and functional livability…

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Home Architecture styles

Home Architecture styles

October 19, 2015
In the world of architecture, there are countless designs and styles to choose from. Years of history and many cultures lend their attributes…

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History of Architecture course

History of Architecture course

October 8, 2013
The Department of Architecture, established in 1865, is the oldest architecture department in the United States and is consistently ranked as…

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Historical architectural styles

Historical architectural styles

October 12, 2016
Historical Architectural Styles and Building Types A brief description of common architectural building styles 1835-1895 Vernacular Revival Vernacular…

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Hamptons style Architecture

Hamptons style Architecture

September 20, 2016
In the course of his 25-year career, architect Frank Greenwald has designed houses everywhere from the Hamptons, where he lives, to as far away…

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Gothic House Architecture

Gothic House Architecture

July 23, 2016
Horace Walpole, fourth Earl of Orford, was many things. As a man of letters, he wrote the pioneering gothic horror novel The Castle of Otranto…

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Gothic Architecture in American

Gothic Architecture in American

December 2, 2014
While a Gothic vocabulary is relevant to many American styles, a full-blown Gothic Revival took hold in mid-19th-century America. By Patricia…

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Gothic architectural style

Gothic architectural style

July 15, 2015
This lesson covers the three main features of Gothic architecture: the pointed arch, the rib vault and the flying buttress. We then look at a…

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Googie style Architecture

Googie style Architecture

September 22, 2016
At the peak of the modern era, a meshing of car culture and the Space Age brought about the gaudy and garnished Googie architecture. The signatures…

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Googie Architecture book

Googie Architecture book

July 27, 2016
A thoroughly revised and significantly expanded edition of the popular 1980s original, Googie Redux is the authoritative history of the mid-20th…

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Georgian Homes

Georgian Homes

January 11, 2016
West Georgia’s most exciting golf community, The Georgian is located in Villa Rica. Offering gracious amenities, The Georgian features several…

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Federalist House

Federalist House

September 26, 2013
Newt Gingrich or Mitt Romney for Speaker? Balderdash! Since 1377 when the Rolls of Parliament noted that the House of Commons had a “Speaker…

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