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A Guide to American Architectural House Styles

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From the earliest, most primitive structures to the modern contemporary homes of the 21st century, historians have documented the evolution of architectural house styles through the ages. In this article, TPC provides you with a descriptive and visual guide to the American home and its many intriguing and captivating styles.


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A roof helps define the overall look and style of your home. As you build that dream home, try to have a clear picture of the roof you want your home to have and a design that works for you. To ease the process, here are several tips for choosing the roof for your dream home.

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Building your ultimate family home can be a fun, rewarding – if overwhelming – experience until you realize the home plan you’ve chosen has some very crucial design errors. Avoid dream home regret by watching out for these common mistakes!

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Inspired by the simplicity, efficiency, and craftsmanship of Frank Lloyd Wright’s homes, Joseph Eichler embarked on a new and challenging career in real estate development in the late 1940s. His bold vision of creating beautifully designed but affordable homes for middle-class families introduced the world to the “California Modern” style.

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There are countless gizmos and gadgets that are designed to help us overcome tedious tasks and lead a more fulfilling lifestyle at home. Here are just a few of the ways that modern technology is allowing homeowners take complete control of their living space.

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Property with a view, unique design, and extra parking? Yes. Privacy issues, more foot and motor traffic, more maintenance? Could be. Corner lots are loved and hated by many, for different reasons. Might it be the spot for your dream home?

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How long have you imagined that perfect home with the gorgeous porch, inviting interior with fireplace, spacious bedrooms, modern kitchen, and wonderful amenities? As you design your dream home, be prepared for the tasks involved in a custom-built residence. Here are tips on common mistakes to avoid during the building process.

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From going over budget to the results not coming out as planned, remodeling projects are a hassle. In our building vs. remodeling guide, we give you the reasons to consider looking at house plans rather than remodeling tp realize your dream home.

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Start building your home in the spring and be sitting pretty in it by summer. Sound too good to be true? With structural insulated panel construction, it could be your reality. If cutting the building time of your home by more than half isn’t appealing enough for you, its other features are sure to be.

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Not everyone lives with a view of the countryside or in a home with a huge yard of lush greenery, shrubs, and colorful flowers. So many suburban and urban dwellers embrace nature by incorporating an atrium, skylight, conservatory, or other feature in their new house plans for an airy, bright space that brings in the outdoors.

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With a few design tricks and clicks of the home-design-software mouse, house designers can create floor plans that make smart use of every square foot to enable homeowners live larger in a smaller house, make day-to-day living easier, and their storage dreams come true.

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