American House Styles Flashcards

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Southern states have all kinds of architecture kinds, as a result of giant size of the region. Delaware is more like Northeastern states, with many colonial model homes. Many properties within the South are described as conventional.” Traditional-model homes are a style that’s used to explain Southern and Western houses but is not used to describe homes within the Northeast or Midwest.

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A Prairie Box, so-called for its broad eaves and bands of windows, has a more trendy character. Like it is bungalow counterpart, it typically opened straight into an entry that flowed into the lounge from which the dining room was visible. The stairway to the second flooring is a outstanding architectural detail for the inside, not merely a necessity.

Like much of America’s architecture, the Federal (or Federalist) type has its roots within the British Isles. Three Scottish brothers named Adam adapted the pragmatic Georgian style, adding swags, garlands, urns, and Neoclassical details. In the newly formed United States, properties and public buildings also took on graceful airs. Inspired by the work of the Adam brothers and likewise by the nice temples of historic Greece and Rome, Americans started to build houses with Palladian windows , round or elliptical windows, recessed wall arches, and oval-shaped rooms. This new Federal fashion became related to America’s evolving nationwide id.