How much do people really know about Thomas Jefferson? Of course we all know he was the third U.S. President, influential Founding Father and principal author of the Declaration of Independence. But did you know he was one of America’s first and finest architects and landscape artists?
The first woman to study architecture at the prestigious Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris, Julia Morgan’s crowning achievement is Hearst Castle. However, it is by no means her only significant contribution to architecture and building. From rebuilding San Francisco after the 1906 Earthquake to elevating the stature of Arts & Crafts house design, Morgan was a true visionary and leader.
A pioneer and inventor of the K-Brick, precursor to the concrete block, Keichline broke down barriers in the fields of architecture as well as home building and construction.
Did you know that one of the great African American architects in the United States was responsible for the concept of one of the busiest airports in the world - and also the "Architect to the Stars" - from Frank Sinatra to Zsa Zsa Gabor?
Celebrate Abraham Lincoln – and the architecture, house plans and designs throughout his life. From log cabin beginnings to traditional Greek Revival house plans in Illinois to the White House.
This design has it all for a traditional house plan. This Georgian Colonial has a porch for great curb appeal. Inside it has plenty of room for growing families.
Victorian architecture is actually is a combination of several other main styles like Italianate, Second Empire and Queen Anne. Here are a few of our favorites.
The "Modern" architectural style became popular in the 1920's and 30's and is similar and often referred to as "Art-Deco".