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gable
the verticle triangle where two faces of roof come together, like the front face of a dormer, or the end of a house /\
cornice
a decorative molding that caps a roof, column, or wall
sidewall
the wall on the side of a dormer
dormer
A window set vertically in a structure projecting from a sloping roof.
pediment
classical term for the gable. triangle enclosed by two angled rooflines. /\
double-hung window
window where both top and bottom sashes move
single-hung window
window where only one of the sashes moves
sash
the framework of a window in which panes of glass are set
craftsman house
The Craftsman style (1905-1930) is named for Gustav Stickley's magazine The Craftsman. It is the architectural facet of the Arts and Crafts movement of that period. It was a fundamental tenet of Arts and Crafts advocates that form should follow function; good design and hand craftsmanship should supplant useless ornamentation and shoddy "industrial" workmanship. Accordingly, Craftsman houses feature strong architectural details (like rafters exposed at the eaves) and "natural" materials: wood (stained, not painted), stone, ceramic and clay tiles, hammered copper. Stickley published a book of his designs in 1909, and encouraged readers to build their own houses. Many
Arts and crafts movement
The Arts and Crafts Movement was led by British poet, artist, and architect William Morris, who rejected the heavy ornamentation of the Victorian style in favor of good craftsmanship and clean design. Proponents of the movement believed that technologies of mass production stifled the creativity of the individual, and they hoped to bring handcrafted goods to the common man. Louis Comfort Tiffany, who aimed to bring handmade glassware into America’s homes, was among the proponents of the movement in America.
bungalow
1 story home from early 20C;
horizontal lines, front porch; from Hindi "bangla", or "in the Bengal style"
veranda
long, covered porch on the first floor. from the Hindi, Bengali word barandah