Domestic architecture

Domestic architecture

Building types that relate to residential use, such as single-family homes, duplexes, townhouses, apartment buildings, and condominiums.
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"But I wonder that the late Judge--being so opulent, and with a reasonable prospect of transmitting his wealth to descendants of his own--should not have felt the propriety of embodying so excellent a piece of domestic architecture in stone, rather than in wood.
This had been the best quarter of San Francisco, but had fallen into neglect and decay, partly because the primitive character of its domestic architecture no longer suited the maturing tastes of our wealthy citizens, partly because certain public improvements had made a wreck of it.
The bed-chamber to which my wife and I were shown, was a large, low, ghostly room; with a quantity of withered branches on the hearth, and two doors without any fastening, opposite to each other, both opening on the black night and wild country, and so contrived, that one of them always blew the other open: a novelty in domestic architecture, which I do not remember to have seen before, and which I was somewhat disconcerted to have forced on my attention after getting into bed, as I had a considerable sum in gold for our travelling expenses, in my dressing-case.
That Elizabethan domestic architecture is charming in its way; but it's against the very nature of it to break out into turrets."
There were some really curious pieces of mediaeval domestic architecture within.
By day, one could admire the variety of its edifices, all sculptured in stone or wood, and already presenting complete specimens of the different domestic architectures of the Middle Ages, running back from the fifteenth to the eleventh century, from the casement which had begun to dethrone the arch, to the Roman semicircle, which had been supplanted by the ogive, and which still occupies, below it, the first story of that ancient house de la Tour Roland, at the corner of the Place upon the Seine, on the side of the street with the Tannerie.
BAHAWALPUR -- Commissioner Bahawalpur Division, Nayyar Iqbal, presided over a meeting of Municipal Corporation Bahawalpur to review approval of commercial and domestic architecture map designs.
The museum is known for being one of the best-preserved examples of 17th-century domestic architecture left in Cairo.
The Hill House in Helensburgh, considered the finest example of domestic architecture by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, has been put inside what is in effect a giant bubble.
Beyond Tombs and Towers: Domestic Architecture of the Umm an-Nar Period in Eastern Arabia
The domestic architecture was reinstated using traditional construction techniques and materials.
The Soriano property consisted of seven lots and we decided to build one structure on each, illustrating the panorama of Philippine domestic architecture from the 17th to the 19th century.

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