28APR 2016
English Architectural styles

English Architectural styles

In 1928, in the Builder s Home Catalog, you would have found the following description of this style: The soaring, evanescent spirit of Gothic architecture seems to have little to do with domestic buildings. And in actuality it is impossible to find such salient features as high vaulted ceilings, delicate buttresses and real stained glass windows short of a mediaeval castle…

Continue Reading
27APR 2016
House style Name

House style Name

Do get periods: Ms., Messrs., ed., Dr. This includes abbreviations for state names like Conn. or Ind. (More on this under state names below.) abortion Do not use “pro-life” to refer to someone who is otherwise “anti-abortion, ” unless it appears in a direct quote or is a part of a group’s official name. “Pro-life” implies that pro-choice advocates are anti-life. Also avoid…

Continue Reading
26APR 2016
Ancient Rome Legacy

Ancient Rome Legacy

The Roman Empire was one of the largest and most influential Empires the world has seen. The frontiers of the Empire were places where cultures mixed, trade and commerce flourished, tensions could run high and there was the constant threat of invasion and raids. They were places too where Rome’s power and splendour was visibly displayed to the world beyond. Rome’s legacy is…

Continue Reading
25APR 2016
Different types of House Pictures

Different types of House Pictures

Magic Vocabulary is an automatic generator of worksheets and games to teach vocabulary. Just enter your list of words and this website will create bingo, dominoes, crossword, memory games, etc. These are among the best phonics worksheets, games, videos and flash cards you will find online. The has everything you need to help a child learn to read through phonics: decodable…

Continue Reading
24APR 2016
Roman Art and architecture Facts

Roman Art and architecture Facts

One of the most important attributes of the Romans was the ability to assimilate ideas and customs from the cultures and societies which they encountered. Roman art was therefore highly influenced by the art from other cultures starting with classical Greek styles, art from the Etruscans and art from all over the Roman Empire. Portraits and statues of Emperors and gods often…

Continue Reading
23APR 2016
Types homes

Types homes

For some people, staying in their current homes works. For others, there may come a time when everyone agrees that a different housing option is needed. The good news is that today, there are more and more housing options to choose from.The bad news is that today, there are more and more options to choose from. The trick is to make the right choice—matching the housing to the…

Continue Reading
22APR 2016
Different types of House Design

Different types of House Design

Each light bulb has its pros and cons and certain bulbs work better in different spaces of a home. Take a deeper look at the different light bulbs to see where each should be used. Incandescent bulbs for use in the home. Incandescent is the most commonly used light bulb and usually the least expensive. This type of light has a warm, inviting quality and is very complimentary…

Continue Reading
21APR 2016
Bungalows Plans and Designs

Bungalows Plans and Designs

Luxury style home plans have become synonymous with the Sater Design Collection name. For thirty years, Dan Sater II has been creating luxury designs for clients worldwide. This success is exemplified through thousands of clients and over 400 design awards which recognize our mastery in crafting the finest in home designs. Our floor plans reflect designs that embody all that…

Continue Reading
20APR 2016
Buildings of ancient Rome

Buildings of ancient Rome

Most people living in the Roman Empire lived with their whole family in one room of a sort of apartment house. These were built, like many cheap apartment houses in the United States today, around two or three sides of a courtyard, one or two stories high. The other sides of the courtyard had high walls to keep out burglars. Today we use these courtyards for parking, but Roman…

Continue Reading