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ranch house

A rambling one-story house, especially popular in the mid-20th century; usually designed to emphasize the horizontal aspects of the house. Typically characterized by: an asymmetrical plan; exterior wall cladding of stucco, brick, wood, or some combination thereof; a low-pitched roof with eaves having a moderate-to-wide overhang, a hipped, cross-gabled, or side-gabled roof; exposed rafters; ribbon windows, windows decorated with shutters; frequently, glass sliding doors that open onto a porch or patio at the side or rear of the house; an attached garage.
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Both the original museum, in Getty's own Ranch House (circa 1952), and the later Roman Villa Museum (circa 1974), are sited in Malibu, and in common with Richard Meier's Getty Center (1997) in Brentwood, have vistas over the Pacific Ocean.
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