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Home Architecture: Which Home?

Decide the type of home described before time runs out.

Created Date 04.14.19
Last Updated 04.15.19
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  • These homes originated as small cabins in the 1600s. Originally, they were built as one room using no nails, but now many log homes function as large luxurious getaways.
  • This home comes from a variety of influences: Ancient Egypt, 1930s Hollywood and the tropical pastels of Miami Beach. Typically these homes have flat roofs, smooth stucco walls with rounded corners and bold exterior decorations.
  • These homes were built in the 1600s. They were inspired by Britain's thatched cottages, but built with steeper roofs and larger chimneys to withstand cold Northeastern winters. Windows flanking the front door, dormer windows up top and cedar shingles are also typical of the style.
  • These homes fused design from Europe and Native America. Inspired by the churches built by the missionaries in the early 20th century. They typically have clay roof tiles, arcaded porches, arched corridors, square pillars and bell towers and windows that resemble flowers.
  • These homes feature architecture that flourished from 1945 to the 1980s. Characterized by flat planes, large glass windows and open space, the style focused on simplistic design
  • This style of home flourished in America in the 1830s and 1940s. Tall columns and pediments, painted plaster exterior, horizontal transoms, symmetrical shape, bold moldings and embellishments are all key to the style.
  • Symmetry, tall columns, elaborate doorways and evenly spaced windows are all key elements of the style. The most famous example is Thomas Jefferson's Monticello in Virginia.
  • These homes were influenced by the Arts and Crafts Movement and features concepts such as built-in furniture, simple materials and open floor plans. But these homes also feature long flat roofs, rows of windows, horizontal lines and organic patterns.
  • This home's architecture is most often characterized by evenly spaced shuttered windows. Dormers, columns and chimneys are also evenly proportioned to complement the formal style.
  • Mostly found in urban areas, these homes became popular in the early 19th century thanks to limited space and the financial benefits for the architect/builder.