Welcome back to your favorite series discussing popular American home styles! Today we’ll be taking a look at Postmodern home styles and their characteristics, what makes them different from modern homes and how they incorporate previous architectural styles in a whimsical way.
Today we’re traveling out west and exploring what makes a Pueblo home a Pueblo home. If you’ve driven by a Taco Bell or Del Taco recently, you’re already somewhat familiar believe it or not. Keep that in mind as you read on…and stop thinking about tacos – deliciously greasy fast food tacos.
Bungalow homes became popular choice for many first-time homebuyers or homebuilders because they’re small and utilized local materials, which made them extremely affordable. It’s easy to see why these homes are all over the U.S. and became one of the most popular home styles in the nation.
While these unconventional home building materials may seem off the wall, they’re becoming more and more common. As recycling and sustainable living increases in importance, how we view scrap materials changes.
This week we’re moving into the modern era and looking at Prairie or Frank Lloyd Wright style homes. However, be aware that not all Prairie style homes are Frank Lloyd Wright homes. Just like all bourbons are whiskeys, but not all whiskeys are bourbons, but that’s another story for another day.
In our most recent “That’s an Interesting Looking House” post, we talked about a few Victorian home styles. In this edition of “That’s an Interesting Looking House,” we’re going to take a look at a couple more home styles from the Victorian era.
Let me introduce to you the rebel of American home styles – the Victorian. When it hit the scene, it swept the nation. Unconventional, artistic, and never seen before on American soil, the Victorian style turned American home construction upside down in the mid to late 19th century.
Many iconic American buildings, like the US Capitol and the White House, and vernacular homes borrow architectural elements and ideologies associated with both ancient Greek and Roman architecture. Classical architecture has remained popular from the turn of the 19th century to present day.
Summer is almost over and now is the time to pick up on end of summer deals. You can find great deals for your backyard or your closet.
Looking for a home but not sure what all of the names mean? Cape Cod? Bungalow? While there are many types of homes and many variations of those types in America, there are a handful of common styles that you should be familiar with when searching for the perfect house. While we've covered a few styles before, there are additional designs to consider. Whether you are looking for a starter home, a long-term residence or a place to accommodate a growing family, check out the following five types of homes and their features before you embark on your house hunting journey.