House Styles

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Ancient Roman building materials

Ancient Roman building materials

July 17, 2016
Roman concrete (opus caementicium) Roman concrete is material mainly composed of water, chalk, and sand. Roman concrete was a changing recipe…

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Ancient African Architecture

Ancient African Architecture

September 4, 2011
African architecture Djenné, Mosque ofPeter Adams—zefa/Corbisthe architecture of Africa, particularly of sub-Saharan Africa. In North Africa…

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American style House

American style House

April 8, 2013
Pierre Frey s Turenne stripe covers the dining chair cushions and the living room sofa. The exposed rafters and roof boards of the living room…

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American Housing styles

American Housing styles

September 15, 2014
From the Publisher “The most authoritative dictionary of the language spoken by the built environment . . . McAlester’s book is excellent for…

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American House style

American House style

April 28, 2012
The New American house plan embodies expansive space and style. A reflection of American affluence and desire for elbow room, the New American…

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American Gothic Revival

American Gothic Revival

December 24, 2011
Nineteenth-century American architecture and furniture design was characterized by a parade of different styles that purported to take their…

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American Federal style

American Federal style

September 16, 2015
Federal style American revival of Roman architecture, especially associated with Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Latrobe . It flourished from 1785…

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American Colonial House styles

American Colonial House styles

January 16, 2015
There are many styles of historic homes built throughout the years, some very simple in design and others maximizing every possible detail. Here…

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American Architecture houses

American Architecture houses

December 21, 2011
After the success of our two prints celebrating the architectural achievements of iconic structures around the world—The Schematic of Structure…

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Age of buildings UK

Age of buildings UK

January 13, 2015
People sometimes ask us “How old is my house?”, usually because they need this information to take out building insurance. We keep records of…

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Adirondack style Architecture

Adirondack style Architecture

January 2, 2016
Adirondack Architecture refers to the rugged architectural style generally associated with the Great Camps within the Adirondack Mountains area…

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Adam style House

Adam style House

April 5, 2013
The Adam style (or Adamesque andStyle of the Brothers Adam ) is an 18th-century neoclassical style of interior design and architecture, as practised…

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About Roman Art

About Roman Art

June 30, 2015
View of the Roman forum, looking toward the Colosseum, photo: Steven Zucker (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) Roman Art: When and Where Roman art is a very broad…

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A Colonial House

A Colonial House

December 21, 2012
Colonial House Also known as Pioneer House Genre Directed by Kristi Jacobson, Sally Aitken Country of origin United States Original language(s)…

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60s Space Age

60s Space Age

July 21, 2015
Photographed by William Klein, Vogue, March 1, 1965 The space race in the 1960s produced a crop of young designers aiming to equip the fashion…

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20th century House styles

20th century House styles

April 19, 2015
Tudors and Colonials were among the idealized styles of the first half of the 20th century. By Patricia Poore In the time between the two great…

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1970s House styles

1970s House styles

September 4, 2012
Even so, in later decades 1970s homes were often derided for looking as dated as a footballer with a perm, and lacking the gizmos and gadgets…

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1940s Architecture styles

1940s Architecture styles

June 18, 2011
You ve seen post-war houses - you may even live in one. They re everywhere - those single-story houses, sometimes split-level homes, that are…

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18th century buildings

18th century buildings

February 6, 2015
Reading: Architecture, chapter nine; pp. 369-376; chapter ten, pp. 387-402; 407-423; chapter eleven, pp. 435-438, 442- Rococo, Neoclassicism…

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18th century Architecture

18th century Architecture

November 27, 2015
In the 18th Century the development of architecture in America ran parallel to the development in the homelands of the settlers. Earlier developments…

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10 most Famous Architects

10 most Famous Architects

May 14, 2013
10. Michelangelo Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564), commonly known as Michelangelo, was an Italian…

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