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American Bungalow Style Home

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Architecture: American Bungalow Style Home

Bungalow Style Home ~ Design Build Planners (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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