Architectural Features

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What is that called? Some common (and obscure) architectural features are explained here.

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Clever Uses for Corbels {Around the House} little roof awnings over windows.they would really add some much needed character!little roof awnings over windows.they would really add some much needed character! House Colors, House Plans, Exterior Design, House, Window Trim Exterior, Home Remodeling, Home, Windows Exterior, House Exterior

10 Clever Uses for Corbels

Ideas for using corbels around the house to create architectural interest!

How to Hang Exterior Shutters is part of exterior Window Trim - With this weekend project, your home will have all the privacy it needs—plus an extra dose of curb appeal

How to Hang Exterior Shutters

With this weekend project, your home will have all the privacy it needs—plus an extra dose of curb appeal

On Canada's Vancouver Island you will find a beautiful example of storybook architecture, a woodland fairytale house by the water's edge created by Timothy Lindberg and musician Daniel Huscroft.

Storybook Architecture, Canada

Built by the hands of two creative natural builders, Timothy Lindberg and musician Daniel Huscroft.

How to Build Victorian Gable Trim Plans Woodworking wood project ideas

Eureka, California

A gallery of sample applique patterns that have been custom manufactured in the Blue Ox fabrication room

New house facade design classic shutters Ideas

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Grandview Farm Homes are an Adelaide Hills based company building Re-production Weatherboard Homes from the 1890’s Victorian era, in the Adelaide Hills and surrounds

Window Trim: Interior window molding does double duty, covering gaps while defining a style. Use this guide to understand what each part does and how all the pieces fit together

Window Trim

Interior window molding does double duty, covering gaps while defining a style. Use this guide to understand what each part does and how all the pieces fit together

A bungalow is a type of building. Common features of many bungalows include verandas and being low-rise. In California bungalow was popular after WWI. In the US a bungalow today is a residential home, normally detached, which is either single-story or has

A Closer Look at American Bungalow Styles

Bungalows come in many shapes and styles. Learn to recognize the various types, see pictures, and learn the history that spans from 1905-1930.

With so many amazing Craftsman homes in Los Angeles, do you know what makes a Craftsman home? Here's a great infographic that explains and compares to other architectural styles. Craftsman Exterior, Craftsman Style Homes, Craftsman Bungalows, Craftsman House Plans, Craftsman Porch, Architectural Styles, Architectural Features, Zaha Hadid, Do It Yourself Furniture

Anatomy of a Craftsman House Plan | Infographic

This infographic illustrates the telltale features of a Craftsman home, with some history on how this popular home plan style developed.

House Parts you didn't know had a name--second empire house Victorian Architecture, Architecture Details, Architecture Portfolio, Classical Architecture, House Architecture, Beautiful Buildings, Beautiful Homes, Victorian Style Homes, Victorian Houses

House Parts You Didn't Know Had a Name

TOH helps you identify all those architectural "thingamajigs" and "whadya-call-its" you find around the house

A board attached to the edge of a gable roof. In house styles such as Gothic Revival and Tudor, bargeboards often bear intricate carvings or colorful painted details. Also called vergeboard or gableboard.

House Parts You Didn't Know Had a Name

TOH helps you identify all those architectural "thingamajigs" and "whadya-call-its" you find around the house

One of the best ways to increase the usable floor space of a house is to add a dormer. A shed dormer, named after its single roof slope, is the simplest type of dormer. This article goes into detail about designing shed dormers.

Designing Shed Dormers - Fine Homebuilding

One of the best ways to increase the usable floor space of a 11/2-story house is to add a dormer. A shed dormer, named after its single roof slope, is the simplest type of dormer. This article goes into detail about designing shed dormers.

How to add curb appeal with a portico using columns and detailed molding to create an eye catching roof structure in the front of our home. Entry Foyer, Portico Entry, Front Porch Design, Exterior Design, Portico Design, Portico, House Entrance, Front Door Entrance, Colonial House

House Parts You Didn't Know Had a Name

TOH helps you identify all those architectural "thingamajigs" and "whadya-call-its" you find around the house

Thank you "This Old House" for telling me that this is an "inglenook" window seat configured into a corner New Homes, Corner Bench Seating, Fireplace Seating, Inglenook, House, Window Seat, Home, Storage Bench Seating, Great Rooms

House Parts You Didn't Know Had a Name

TOH helps you identify all those architectural "thingamajigs" and "whadya-call-its" you find around the house

Fine Homebuilding's best traditional home for 2015 is a Pennsylvania fieldstone house built in 1776 and remodeled in 2011 by architect Jeffrey Dolan.

Best Traditional Home 2015: A Colonial Resurrection - Fine Homebuilding

A thoughtful remodel brought this 239-year-old home back to life.

Difference between a terrace and balcony difference between balcony and patio differences between a porch and veranda difference between porch patio deck veranda and a lanai What Is The Difference … House Design, Outdoor Decor, House, Diy Backyard, Cottage, Porch, Exterior, Porch And Balcony, Balcony

What is the Difference Between a Porch, Balcony, Veranda, Patio and Deck?

Whether it’s spring, summer, autumn, or winter, it’s also great to enjoy the outdoor, even if it’s only from your balcony, porch, veranda, patio, or deck. And speaking of that, what’s the difference between all these spaces. They are certainly similar to a certain extent and we often use them interchangeably. Still, this doesn’t make...