Vitruvius used “modules” to ensure proper proportion.
Of course, not all columns follow that same proportional rule.
Chairs and chair rail may sound like they have a lot in common, but the relationship is limited to their approximate heights.
Jered, his wife Jamie, and their boys always enjoy weekends camping through the summer.
Design Ideas for Renovating, Remodeling, and Building New.
However, what struck me even more was Stefan’s description: the house (designed by Paul Cret, a French architect), was built between a Louis XV house and a Georgian style house.
I live in the high dessert of New Mexico where potable fresh water continues to be a very precious resource.
Featuring over 20 case studies of updated Cape Cod homes and Capes built from scratch, this book is generously illustrated with inspiring original color photos and before-and-after floor plans. Publishers Weekly Within the architectural syntax of the American homestead, the Cape Cod house stands as one of our most durable and prolific symbols, writes Gitlin, an architect and a Cape-owner herself.
With its "simple one-and-a-half story form" and its steeply pitched roof, often capped with a few dormers, the Cape has long been accepted as a fundamental unit of middle-class comfort and modesty, especially since its proliferation in the decades following World War II.
Whether one actually owns a home in these styles, is looking for ideas, or is simply browsing, either title is excellent for public libraries.
Architect Matthew Schoenherr, AIA, has 25 years' experience in the residential design and the construction industries.
Red brick does not seem to go well together with a French style house, so I researched painted brick.