FC: Exterior Design | By: Anna Miller (P. 7/8)
1: Exterior Design Styles:
2: Italianate (Traditional) 1. Gable Roof 2. Double-Hung Windows 3. Pedimented Windows & Dentil Motif These homes generally have nearly-flat roofs, wide eaves, massive brackets, & model romantic villas of Renaissance Italy.
3: Usonion Design (Modern) 1. Flat Roof 2. Casement Windows Typically small, single-story homes, with flat roofs and large overhangs. A strong visual connection between the interior and exterior spaces is an important characteristic.
4: Solar Homes (Contemporary) 1.Shed Roof 2. Awning Windows Orienting a building to the Sun, selecting materials with good light dispersing properties, and designing spaces that naturally circulate air.
5: Queen Anne Victorian (Traditional) 1. Cone Roof 2. Gable Roof 3. Turret Steep roof, asymmetrical shape, front-facing gable, one-story porch that extends across one or two sides of the house, round or square towers, and bay windows.
6: Split-Level Home (Modern) 1. Muntins 2. Gable Roof 3. Combination Windows 4. Trapezoid Windows Typically two levels, entry level midway between the two levels, and several short sets of stairs.
7: Contemporary Green Home (Contemporary) 1. Flat Roof 2. Long, Narrow Windows These homes are usually specific to the environmental conditions of different regions and climates. helping to reduce the negative environmental impact by enhancing efficiency in the use of materials, energy, and use of space.
8: Bungalow (Modern) 1. Veranda (covered porch) 2. Gable Roof Bungalows traditionally are small, only one story and often detached. they also usually have a wide veranda.
9: Southern Colonial (Traditional) 1. Fanlight (above the door) 2. Gated Main Entry to Home The southern colonial is typically set back a wider distance from the road. symmetry, 4-6 sequenced columns and extensive use of molding are also popular in this type of home.
10: Early Georgian (Traditional) 1. Transom 2. Portico 3. Gambrel Roof usually built in brick, with wood trim, wooden columns and painted white or a pale yellow. also typically has two large chimneys.
11: Louisiana French (Traditional) 1. Vinal-arched windows 2. Dormer Roof Typically have a raised basement, exterior stairs that would often climb up to a distinctive, full-length porch. Porches were often had French doors.
12: Tudor (Traditional) 1. Oriel Windows these homes often have decorative half-timbering, steeply pitched roof, prominent cross gables, tall, narrow doors and windows, and a large chimney.
13: Spanish (Traditional) 1. Modified Dutch Hip Roof 2. Quatrefoil Window Spanish style homes usually have arcaded porches and/or corridors with arches, clay tile roofs, and are typically stucco.
14: Saltbox Home (Traditional) Typically has a long, pitched roof that slopes down to the back and generally, the house has a wooden frame. It has just one story in the back and two stories in the front.
15: Adobe Home (Traditional) 1. Tower The traditional adobe roof has been constructed using a mixture of soil/clay, water, sand, and straw/hay. these homes are made of the same materials as the roofs and are usually sun-dried.
16: Earth-Sheltered Home (Contemporary) These homes can be earth-covered, earth-bunded, or subterranean. They are covered with earth on at least one side of the building, and are very energy efficient.
17: Roof & Window Styles
18: Mansard Roof | Fixed Window
19: Slider Window | Palladian Window
20: Bay Window | Bow Window