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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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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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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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Artificial Sweetener Aspartame, Is it Healthy?

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artificial sweetener aspartame - info from Organic Gurlz Gardens Fort Wayne IndianaHi There, Fellow Gardeners!

This is AnnahMarie.

Today , Organic Gurlz Gardens of Fort Wayne, Indiana will be sharing information about the Artificial Sweetener Aspartame, Is it Healthy?

Although, the artificial sweetener was approved at first, many had their doubts. Continue reading

Squash Leaves from Your Garden

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Curly Squash leaves from Organic Gurlz Gardens Fort Wayne Indiana (3)Hi There, Fellow Gardeners!

This is AnnahMarie.

Today, Organic Gurlz Gardens of Fort Wayne, Indiana will be sharing information about Squash Leaves from Your Garden.

We at Organic Gurlz Gardens eat a ton of greens, but the question we have been asked several times : Are squash leaves are edible?

The following are a few shared ways from Organic Gurlz Gardens to make use of squash leaves and stems. So if you have pumpkins, zucchini or other types of squash spreading in your organic garden, go crazy with these ideas! Continue reading