American Bungalow Style Home

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Architecture: American Bungalow Style Home

Bungalow Style Home ~ Design Build Pros (1)It is called an American Bungalow Style Home, but you would be surprised to learn they were popular in India as well. In India, they are called bangala or bangla. The bungalow style homes in India were single family homes. The British Colonists were the first people to build this type of home upon their arrival to America. These were to be summer homes for the British. It is thought that they were inspired by British cottages and army tents. The houses had a central living area. Other rooms were clustered around the central living area. These areas are bedrooms, a dining room, a bathroom, and a kitchen attached to the central living area. The American Bungalow Style Home is a two story house while the ones in earlier times were single story homes.

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Victorian Style Home

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Architecture: Victorian Style Home

History

Victorian Style Home - Design Build ProsVictorian Style Homes date back the late 19th century. At this time, American architects were looking for new ways to construct buildings. They had new technology at this time as well. The technology allowed them to mass produce materials for the homes. They became famous in 1875. They stayed popular through the turn of the century. These homes are a mixture of several different styles. There aren’t two of these homes that are alike. They each have their own unique design. This style got its name because they were being built during the reign of Queen Victoria. There was a population growth during the popularity of these homes. They were for all classes of people. However the upper class and the middle-class households usually had a place for a servant. Victorian Style Home designs depended on the region you were in. They range in size. The ranges are from one story cottages all the way to three story buildings. Many of the Victorian homes you see today will be two or three stories.

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Traditional Style Home

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Architecture: Traditional Style Home

Traditional Style Home - Design Build ProsIntroduction

Traditional style homes are the most common style in the United States. These homes are elegant homes. They are popular in upper-class communities. They are a mix of several different styles. It makes them easier to customize since there is no right particular way to design them. The designs are generally straightforward. While there is a mix of several different designs, there is also some basic features that are consistent with this style of home. These homes are usually one story floor plans. However, it isn’t rare to see lofts or extra rooms on a second story in these homes. The houses are generally constructed of brick or wood. People of all ages like the Traditional Style Home. They are also referred to as American House or American Style floor plans.

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Neoclassical Style Home

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Architecture: Neoclassical Style Home

Neo-Classical style home - Design Build ProsHistory

Neoclassical Style Homes are part of history. Like many other designs, they come from another region of the world. The design comes from Ancient Rome and Greece. From 1895 to 1950 this style of home was popular in America. These homes have unique features as well as a touch of traditional. These elegant homes are mainly seen on the East Coast of the United States. Many of the older government buildings; such as the Virginia State Capital are in the Neoclassical Style.

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Mission Style Home

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Architecture: Mission Style Home

Mission Style Home - Design Build ProsHistory

These homes like many other styles were mimicked by architectures. The first Mission style home in America was built in California. By the time, the 1800’s came the houses were moving East to the flat prairies. As they moved East, the houses began having some of the features added that you would see in prairie homes. These homes started in the 18th century during the Spanish Catholic Mission.

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Mediterranean Style Homes

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Architecture: Mediterranean Style Homes

Introduction

Mediterranean Style Home - Design Build ProsMediterranean style homes originated in Mediterranean countries. They can be found in the United States where the climate is warm. Most people in the Mediterranean countries spend most of their time outdoors. The Mediterranean style homes in the United States are designed so you can enjoy the outdoors like they are in the Mediterranean countries. These homes are more popular in Florida and California than they are other places in the United States. These homes are elegant and are found in upper-class communities. While these homes are more accessible on the coast, you can also find them in Texas. They are the ideal home for the flat prairies.

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