House-Design-Coffee.com is a site for people who like architecture, especially as it effects the homes we live in. We look at historical styles, architectural terms, fun facts and helpful information.
Texture adds interest and can effect how we feel about a house. It is felt as well as seen.
Post and beam (aka timber framing) is an old construction technique that relies on mortise and tenon joint held together with wood pegs
New garage doors can restore balance, so that your garage no longer dominates your house
Modernist architecture was an attempt to do new things with new materials, to create a new world for a new man.
An Airplane Bungalow is a type of bungalow with a pop-up second floor. Click here for pics of this style
I moved to Spartanburg, SC, bought a Duplex, and converted it into an Airbnb
I lease two apartments out on Airbnb. Soon I will have six. Here is why Airbnb Investing is right for me.
To my mind, the singular most important design factor is designing a home for affordable and comfortable livability. So many homes are positioned on the
Big and beautiful in the inside. Three stories high. Have a swimming pool. Big backyard. An office or a basement.
We purchased this house in 2017. It has seen better days, and we are attempting to restore it. The map from 1868 shows it as a T shape, and 10 years
Decorative front doors are an easy way to improve a homes appeal, but is a coat of red paint all that you can do?
Choosing exterior house colors is tricky because its a big expense. Here is how I got it right.
It is good to know that wetting the putty knife down before use can help it from slipping. A putty knife is a smart way to squeeze caulk into cracks. My
Learn how to paint aluminum siding. A paint job that will last takes some know how
This architectural structures look fantastic. I'm ordinary from Guerrero Mexico, but live in USA for almost all of my life, I'm 22 now. I've always had
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
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.