House Styles

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Federalist style House

Federalist style House

February 13, 2016
After the Revolution, Americans wanted cultural as well as political indepen­dence, and they began to change the style of their buildings to…

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Federal style Houses

Federal style Houses

October 16, 2012
The Federal, or Adam, style dominated the American architectural landscape from roughly 1780 to 1840, having evolved from Georgian, the principal…

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Farmhouse architectural style

Farmhouse architectural style

February 23, 2014
The American farmhouse was a functional home before it was an architectural style. In fact, it is a hybrid of architectural styles that were…

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Famous Victorian buildings

Famous Victorian buildings

January 4, 2015
The term Victorian architecture describes several - predominantly revival - architectural styles that were popular from the mid- to the end of…

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Famous rectangular buildings

Famous rectangular buildings

August 1, 2014
DESCRIPTION: Of the three columns found in Greece, Doric columns are the simplest. They have a capital (the top, or crown) made of a circle topped…

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Famous marble buildings

Famous marble buildings

September 18, 2014
Categories From Our Store Map Collections Home » Rocks » Metamorphic Rocks » Uses of Marble From monuments to crushed stone to cosmetics and…

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Famous Historical Architects

Famous Historical Architects

June 30, 2016
The most famous architects in history come from all over the world and include some of the best known historical architects as well as the most…

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Famous Hispanic Architects

Famous Hispanic Architects

August 5, 2015
For more than 50 years, St. John the Divine has served as the centerpiece of religious life for the Mexican American Catholic community of the…

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Famous female Architects

Famous female Architects

February 8, 2014
Just yesterday I saw a feminist named Camille Paglia address this very question, and I was pretty surprised by the answer. I m still processing…

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Famous English buildings

Famous English buildings

July 12, 2015
University of Chicago from Chicago s Famous Buildings: Fifth Edition by Franz Schulze and Kevin Harrington [137] University of Chicago (1891-)…

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Famous buildings in the UK

Famous buildings in the UK

October 4, 2011
St Bernard de Clairvaux A medieval Spanish monastery believed to be one of the oldest buildings in the Western hemisphere, St Bernard de Clairvaux…

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Famous buildings in England

Famous buildings in England

January 1, 2015
Originally a wooden structure built by William the Conqueror in 1068, Warwick Castle was rebuilt in stone in the 12th century. During the Hundred…

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Famous buildings in Britain

Famous buildings in Britain

February 1, 2013
The Palace of Westminster is perhaps better known as the Houses of Parliament and the meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of…

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Famous building in UK

Famous building in UK

August 29, 2015
These places have a sublime beauty all to themselves. Over the holiday, I passed Sleaford Maltings, the incredible industrial complex that the…

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Famous British buildings

Famous British buildings

September 4, 2011
Please note: We have mainly written about England, as that is the country within the UK where our students live. We would be very happy for schools…

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Famous Boston buildings

Famous Boston buildings

October 10, 2012
Although not a museum, the 1895 Renaissance Revival Boston Public Library is crammed with spectacular paintings, tapestries, architectural details…

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Facts About Roman Arches

Facts About Roman Arches

October 15, 2014
As Roman towns got bigger, in the course of the Roman Republic, it got too hard for the people who lived in the towns to get drinking and washing…

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Exterior Architects

Exterior Architects

September 17, 2013
Remodeling Scandinavian home exteriors is not much different than remodeling interiors; both require careful consideration of all the components…

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European Architecture

European Architecture

May 16, 2015
European countries are well known to be inspiring travel destinations for architects and architecture lovers. They have some of the best recorded…

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English style houses

English style houses

December 20, 2014
Also known as an Anne Hathaway or Hansel and Gretel cottage, the lovely and popular English Cottage style offers families a fanciful yet functional…

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English Gothic Revival

English Gothic Revival

November 8, 2014
York Minster, West Facade. An excellent example of English Decorated Gothic architecture. Note the elaborate tracery on the main window. Gloucester…

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