24MAY 2016
Georgian Era houses

Georgian Era houses

Timescale/historical accuracy DO: Remember that the Georgian period was an extremely long one. It began in 1714 and is generally regarded as having ended in 1820, overlapping with the Regency period (1800-1830). There are therefore many stylistic differences within the Period. From 1714 to about 1760 the Palladian style (named after the Italian Renaissance architect Andrea…

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23MAY 2016
Designs House plans

Designs House plans

Since 1978, our team of professional architects and designers have been constantly working to keep up-to-date with the latest trends in home designs and house plans, continually working to create new and unique designs for you to choose from and revolutionize the residential house plan industry. These conceptual designs from Donald A. Gardner are currently on the drawing board…

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22MAY 2016
Roman Theater architecture

Roman Theater architecture

Ancient Roman Theaters Roman theatres derive their basic design from the Theatre of Pompey, the first permanent Roman theatre. The characteristics of Roman to those of the earlier Greek theatres due in large part to its influence on the Roman triumvir Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus. Much of the architectural influence on the Romans came from the Greeks, and theatre structural design…

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21MAY 2016
Arts and Crafts Architectural style

Arts and Crafts Architectural style

The term Arts and Crafts refers to the early 19th-century British and American movement to revive handicrafts. The movement was also the inspiration behind the Craftsman and bungalow styles. English reformer William Morris was one of the founders of the Arts and Crafts Movement in the late 1880s. Tired of excessive Victorian architecture and the machine-driven Industrial…

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20MAY 2016
Architecture Home plans

Architecture Home plans

Contemporary-Modern House Plans feature open, flexible floor space, minimalist decorative elements, and extensive use of modern or industrial mixed materials throughout the home. Stripped down, sleek, and elegant Contemporary or Modern house plans are a complete departure from traditional architecture and have been a favorite style in architect-designed homes since the 1950s…

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19MAY 2016
Architectural Design of House

Architectural Design of House

Interesting Architect House Design Architectural Design Of House

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18MAY 2016
Colonial-style buildings

Colonial-style buildings

Does “Colonial” Infer “Worker Bees?” Aetna, Inc’s Headquarters, Hartford May 16, 2008 This post wasn’t a planned one at all – I found all this stuff out while researching the Geographic center of Hartford excitement. Turns out, the massive Aetna Insurance building holds some rather impressive – and CTMQ-worthy – distinctions. it is the largest “colonial-revival style building…

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17MAY 2016
Global History of Architecture

Global History of Architecture

How do we understand architecture? One way of answering this question is by looking through the lens of history, beginning with First Societies and extending to the 16th century. This course in architectural history is not intended as a linear narrative, but rather aims to provide a more global view, by focusing on different architectural moments. How did the introduction…

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16MAY 2016
House types

House types

Related: The 5 Most Effective Things You Can Do to Take Back Your Energy Bills Batts and Blankets This is the most common type of insulation. It comes in convenient rolls that are easy to transport and carry. It’s especially suitable for do-it-yourself projects, but take care to cut the material to fit around plumbing pipes, wires, and electrical outlets. Clumsily stuffed into…

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