Building Types & Styles
You may have heard of houses being constructed of plastic PET bottles, but if you want to know how to build one, read on.
One homebuilder's story of constructing a home in the Philippines, plus resources for current home construction advice.
The American foursquare house is present in almost every urban neighborhood developed in the first half of the 20th century. Due to its inexpensive, yet practical, spacious, and attractive design, the American...
Zen-style Japanese architecture: The typical Zen style complex is axial in plan and bilaterally symmetrical, which is reflective of the regimentation of the Zen monk's daily life. Each act of a Buddhist monk's day is...
Photo collection of river rock homes in Southern California. Most were built between 1900 and 1920. These examples are in the San Gabriel Valley near the mountains where the rocks are located
I have lived in some strange places, having had a Southern Baptist minister for a dad who uprooted us every two years, and my ex- spouses being of a very different cultures/races than mine. So I asked...
Among the architectural splendours of the 'Athens of the North' as Edinburgh is described are the many fine churches and cathedrals. Here is a concise list of the most significant buildings of the city
Architects are in most cases not interested to design economical buildings for their clients. When you've plans to build a home for yourself, you should know some of the basics for cheap building.
Learn about the arts and crafts or craftsman style Milwaukee Bungalows and their characteristics and features.
Truss bridges are probably one of the oldest and the most common types of bridges in the world. Basically a truss bridge is composed of truss which is straight lined structure made up of small triangular units. ...
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