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Types of House Architecture

American ​Colonial​
American ​Colonial​

American colonial architecture includes several building design styles associated with the colonial period of the United States, including First Period English (late-medieval), French Colonial, Spanish Colonial, Dutch Colonial, and Georgian.

Dutch ​Colonial Revival Architecture​
Dutch ​Colonial Revival Architecture​

Dutch Colonial is a style of domestic architecture, primarily characterized by gambrel roofs having curved eaves along the length of the house. Modern versions built in the early 20th century are more accurately referred to as "Dutch Colonial Revival", a subtype of the Colonial Revival style.

Georgian ​Architecture​
Georgian ​Architecture​

Georgian architecture is the name given in most English-speaking countries to the set of architectural styles current between 1714 and 1830. It is eponymous for the first four British monarchs of the House of Hanover—George I, George II, George III, and George IV—who reigned in continuous succession from August 1714 to June 1830.

Greek Revival ​Architecture​
Greek Revival ​Architecture​

Examples of Greek Revival architecture in Greece include the Old Royal Palace (now the home of the Parliament of Greece), the Academy and University of Athens, the Zappeion, and the National Library of Greece.

Italianate ​Architecture​
Italianate ​Architecture​

Read about an Italianate home Wentworth remodeled in Capitol Hill—or keep reading to learn more about the Italianate style! Much of the style’s popularity can be credited to architect Andrew Jackson Downing, whose own Italianate home designs were featured in two books he published: Cottage Residences (1842) and The Architecture of Country Houses (1850).

Mid-Century ​Modern​
Mid-Century ​Modern​

If houses reflect the times they were designed, midcentury modern is the architecture of ideas, created by those who believed the forward-looking style could be a vehicle for social change to create a better society.

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Neoclassical ​Architecture​
Neoclassical ​Architecture​

About Neoclassical Houses. The word neoclassical is often used to describe an architectural style, but neoclassicism is not actually any one distinct style. Neoclassicism is a trend, or approach to design, that can incorporate a variety of styles.

source: thoughtco.com
Ranch-Style ​House​
Ranch-Style ​House​

Smaller ranch-style house in West Jordan, Utah, with brick exterior and side drop gable roof Ranch (also known as; American ranch, California ranch, rambler, or rancher) is a domestic architectural style originating in the United States.

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Tudor ​Architecture​
Tudor ​Architecture​

The Tudor architectural style is the final development of Medieval architecture in England, during the Tudor period (1485–1603) and even beyond, and also the tentative introduction of Renaissance architecture to England.