27JUL 2016
Googie Architecture book

Googie Architecture book

A thoroughly revised and significantly expanded edition of the popular 1980s original, Googie Redux is the authoritative history of the mid-20th century icon that ignited an architectural revolution: the coffee shop. Emblematic of Southern California car culture, stylized eateries and other roadside buildings built from the 1930s to the 1950s were dismissed as lowbrow stylistic…

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26JUL 2016
Styles of Architecture Timeline

Styles of Architecture Timeline

Div data-cycle-auto-height= calc > Pithouse illustration by Eric S. Carlson Tahoe s home styles have changed throughout the years, but always respond to the region s climate and landscape In Lake Tahoe social circles, where prevailing architectural trends past and present function as conversational currency, arguments about whether Lake Tahoe has its own unmistakably…

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25JUL 2016
Architectural Designs House Plan

Architectural Designs House Plan

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24JUL 2016
Colonial Revival Houses

Colonial Revival Houses

Colonial Revival (also Neocolonial, Georgian Revival or Neo-Georgian ) architecture was and is a nationalistic design movement in the United States. Part of a broader Colonial Revival Movement embracing Georgian and Neoclassical styles, it seeks to revive elements of architectural style, garden design, and interior design of American colonial architecture. (There may have been…

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23JUL 2016
Gothic House Architecture

Gothic House Architecture

Horace Walpole, fourth Earl of Orford, was many things. As a man of letters, he wrote the pioneering gothic horror novel The Castle of Otranto. He was a pint-size provocateur, with a tongue as sharp as his intellect. A leading art historian and collector of all manner of oddment, he also served as a member of Parliament, following in the outsize political footsteps of his brilliant…

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22JUL 2016
Common House plans

Common House plans

Why Choose The HousePlanShop? The HousePlanShop, LLC (THPS) delivers an outstanding collection designs composed of many of the top-selling house plans created by several leading residential designers and architects throughout the United States and Canada. We know building a new home is very exciting. Choosing the right house plan is one of the first and most important steps…

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21JUL 2016
Home Design Architect

Home Design Architect

For members interested in joining the AIA’s Home Design Trends Survey panel, you may enroll by completing the background information form . As a participant, your results will be reported in aggregate with other respondents and the results will be reported quarterly in the AIArchitect . As a valued panelist, you will receive a special e-mail with a link to this report when…

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20JUL 2016
Renaissance Architecture Timeline

Renaissance Architecture Timeline

Leon Battista Alberti, Basilica of Sant’Andrea, Mantua, Italy, 1472-90 (photo: Steven Zucker, CC: BY-NC-SA 3.0)Mantua s relic In the Fifteenth Century, pilgrims flocked to the Basilica of Sant’Andrea to venerate the most famous relic in the city of Mantua, drops of Christ’s blood collected at the crucifixion (or so the faithful believed). In fact, the church Sant’Andrea was…

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19JUL 2016
List of Roman architecture

List of Roman architecture

Roman theaters derive from and are part of the overall evolution of earlier Greek theaters. Indeed, much of the architectural influence on the Romans came from the Greeks, and theatre structural design was no different from other buildings. However, Roman theatres have specific differences, such as being built upon their own foundations instead of earthen works or a hillside…

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