American Architectural Styles: An Introduction

What goes around comes around. This craftsman "revival" home of the 21st century represents yet another re-interpretation of past architectural styles and tastes.

Exterior styles are a product of deeper cultural values that representĀ a particular place and time. Styles are somewhat analogous to clothing fads, which can come and go, and sometimes return. Back when the spread of cultural ideas and fashions across the country was slower, certain architectural styles remained in vogue for multiple decades or longer, … Continue reading