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Choosing exterior house colors is tricky because its a big expense. Here is how I got it right.
Thank you so much for sharing your knowledge for free. As a self taught designer (i hold a Bsc in quantity surveying), it's invaluable. I have a particular
This is a home we have rented in our city to hold church services for the Saints in Carmen, Campeche. Since you haven't seen many inside of the homes,
I've never had any great desire to dwell in a city apartment, but I have loved the idea of city balconies and rooftop gardens. Enjoy this article that has given me some pleasure.
With all the house siding options available, why do so many houses look alike? I encourage you to choose wisely. Whether building or residing, you will be living with your choice for the next genera
An Airplane Bungalow is a type of bungalow with a pop-up second floor. Click here for pics of this style
A Pattern language in architecture is a collection of design solutions that together create a grammar for communicating how to overcome common problems in architecture.
I once lived in a 1832 house in Culpeper Virginia.. the main entrance was up a few steps to a door into the foyer on the second of three floors..the hall
Color theory describes how we see colors, and how those colors relate to each other
Architectural model builder Joseph Zoettl was a Benedictine monk at the St Bernard Abbey in Cullman, AL. He turned a hobby into an amazing display of architectural miniatures.
We live in a classic Greek Revival gable front/temple house built between 1832-1856. It was built by Oliver Kellogg during this time. The house is located
Heritage Village, Open Air Museums, whatever you want to call them, are great places to learn about the history of our houses. What we live in today descended from ancient vernacular forms of housing
Frank Lloyd Wright Usonian Houses were the architect's way of bringing his design ideas to the mass market
It is my considered opinion that here in metro Atlanta, Georgia, much of the contemporary commercial exterior design should have been never built. Currently
Picking a house color? Exterior pictures like these might stir some ideas.
In which Henry Hobson Richardson designs houses for the fabulously wealth and we get to admire them
Richardsonian Romanesque was Henry Hobson Richardson's adaptation of Romanesque and Medieval motifs and constructions to the modern building practices of his day.
I'm shopping for a home and painted brick is one of two deal breakers for me. The other is being on a dirt road.
I'm looking for information about this window. It came into my possession around 2000. I purchased it from a designer friend in Indianapolis. He accepted
I have a two story house with a wretched hardboard siding and brick combination. The hardboard covers both floors in back and the upper floor on each