Traditional Architecture 91 Ideabooks
One of the most common questions people have about their own home is, What style is it? This is not always an easy question to answer. "Style" is an elusive term, because it can be applied to many different things, and style is frequently an amalgamation of different features. Nevertheless, most homes...
Roots of Style: Does Your House Have a Medieval Heritage?
Roots of Style: Do You Live in a Minimalist Traditional House?
Cottages, bungalows, farmhouses ... whatever you call them, houses in this style share several characteristics. See how many your house has
Roots of Style: Your Home May Have a Renaissance Classical Past
If Georgian, colonial revival or Italianate details are in your house's mix, you might have the 15th century to thank
Old Southern Highlands Style for a New North Carolina Retreat
Roots of Style: Italianate Architecture Romances the U.S.
With its towers, cornice details and more, Italianate homes have been enchanting Americans since the 19th-century romantic era
Roots of Style: Queen Anne Homes Present Regal Details
Complex facades with bay windows, multiple shingle patterns and even towers make these Victorian-era homes a sight to behold
Houzz Tour: Restoration Revives a Historic Italianate Home
Painstaking work on a 3-bedroom in St. Louis results in a home that marries modern conveniences and respect for the past
3-Season Rooms: Shade and Swimming for a Tudor-Style Patio
Roots of Style: Classical Details Flourish in 21st-Century Architecture
Columns, friezes, cornices ... if your home has features like these, it may have been influenced by ancient designs
Roots of Style: Pueblo Revival Architecture Welcomes Modern Life
Centuries-old details of adobe construction still appeal in the desert Southwest, adapted to today's tastes
Restoration Rallies a 1790 Stone Springhouse
An old outbuilding gets a new purpose — several purposes, that is — thanks to careful efforts by stonemasons and architects
How to Research Your Home's History
Roots of Style: Dutch Colonial Homes Settle on the Gambrel Roof
Colonists from the Netherlands brought the gambrel roof and other quaint details. Has your home adapted any of these features?
Roots of Style: Spanish Eclectic Homes Find a Place in the Sun
Flexible stucco, intricate tiles and more have kept this multicultural style going strong for a century