They were popular between 1950 and 1970 and they feature tall windows that allow plenty of light in. This aids in saving you energy bills as you don’t have to warm the house or light the bulbs.
There are some architects that design contemporary houses made from recycled non-toxic materials. There are others that are a mix of different materials such as stone, brick and wood.
It originated in the 1600s and is characterised by evenly shuttered windows, chimneys, dormers, and columns. The windows are usually double-hung and have small, equally sized square panes.
While the style can be found in every part of the world, it’s very common in the East coast, Midwest and Deep South America.
There are many variations of the colonial style. The most common variations being: Dutch, Georgian, and Federal. Each style is unique and you should work with your architect to come up with a design that is right for you.
The style is inspired by the estates of the French countryside and it became popular during the First World War.
There are many modern styles that are adopting many features from this style. For example, there are many modern styles that come with steep roofs and symmetrical proportions.
The style became extremely popular in 1918-1940. The homes have a hacienda style where the roofs are made from red tiles and the surfaces are plastered.
The style is very popular with the rich and there are many modern styles inspired by it. The original features such as balconies, patios, red tiles and heavy wooden doors are still found in the modern styles.