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SITKA AP HuGe Housing Styles-mine
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-Wood frame forms the outside wall, and the space between is filled with plaster.
-Small windows, and huge fireplace.
-Prett EVEN ROOFLINE.
-SIMPLE, rectangular design.
-Any extensions are added at a right angle to the length.
-2 story with a pitched roof.
-Front door is on the side of the house with the shorter length roof.
-Long side of the roof extends down the back of the house to cover any extensions.
-2nd story OVERHANGS the 1st story.
-Small windows with sliding shutters.
-EAVES FLAIR OUTWARD.
-RED TILE roofs.
-Porches & balconies.
-More elaborate than "mission".
-Sometimes has a more LOW-PITCHED or FLAT roof.
-Porch is the length of the house and extends around.
-"NEW ORLEANS looking".
-Often 2-3 stories.
-Large, symmetrical windows.
-Focal point = front door.
Adam style housing
-Decorative cornices extend across the front and back of the roofline.
-Fanlights above the front door.
-2 or more stories.
Early Classical Revival
-PORTICOS topped with a pediment
-Rectangular with symmetrical windows.
-Resembles gov't buildings.
(Thomas Jefferson's House)
-Gable roof with cornices.
-LONG COLUMNS that don't go all the way to the ground.
-Overhanging roof with decorative brackets.
-CUPOLA on top.
-"PIZZA HUT roof".
-2 slopes on all sides.
-Wrap around porch.
-Decorative and ornate.
-Distinct doors and windows.
-Pilasters and pediments.
-Tall with narrow windows.
-Big chimney w/ chimney pots.
-Intricate and IRREGULAR ROOFLINES with peaks.
-More simple than "spanish style".
-Sometimes a courtyard.
-Horizontal lines are emphasized.
-"BLENDS IN WITH NATURE".
-Wrap around porch.
-ROWS OF GLASS WINDOWS.
-Sometimes decorative beams.
-Columns go all the way to the ground.
-Usually has white-looking borders and trims.
-ONE STORY (can be 1 1/2)
-Low pitched roof.
-Might have iron porches.
-Lots of land.
-Can be built on a slope.
-LEVELS LOOK "OFF".
-You don't walk into the main floor, because the entryway is a choice to go up or down.
Contemporary style housing
-Looks like "International", but with MORE NATURAL ELEMENTS.
-Sometimes beams are exposed.
-Lots of flat roofing.
Shed style housing
-Roofline facing different angles.
-HARD TO TELL WHERE FRONT DOOR IS.
-Circular, ROUNDED TOP.
-No interior walls.
A structure consisting of a roof supported by columns or piers.
An ornamental molding around the wall of a room just below the ceiling.
A window that projects vertically from a sloping roof.
The triangular upper part of the front of a building in classical style, typically surmounting a portico of columns.
Fine plaster used for coating wall surfaces or molding into architectural decorations.
A soft limestone of broken shells.
The triangular part of an outside wall of a building formed by the sides of a sloping roof.
A roof with two sides, each of which has a shallower slope above a steeper one.
Roof covering consisting of individual overlapping elements.
Steeply pitched roof, cross-gabled, decorated vergeboards, pointed-arch windows, sometimes stained glass, one-story porch
Second Empire Style
architectural style featuring ornate decorations (esp. around windows), arched doors and hipped roofs
Late 1940s-Early 1950s (1935-1950). Usually one story with a dominant front gable. Designed to house young veterans and families returning from war.
Early 1970s and early 1980s. Dormer windows, rounded tops, high-hipped roofs.
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