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CONTEMPORARY STYLE HOMES PROJECT

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Transcript of CONTEMPORARY STYLE HOMES PROJECT

Olivia Diaz
Housing & Interiors
P. 5
CONTEMPORARY STYLE HOUSING
Description
Contemporary style houses are very modern. They are very geometric and don't have a lot of abstract shapes. The interiors of contemporary houses have open floor plans.
History Of Contemporary Style Houses
Works Cited
"Contemporary Architecture - The History of Architecture - The Art History Archive." Contemporary Architecture - The History of Architecture - The Art History Archive. N.p., Dec. 2007. Web. 17 Oct. 2012. <http://www.arthistoryarchive.com/arthistory/architecture/Contemporary-Architecture.html>.
"The Contemporary House: Light, Bright and Open." Http://www.realtor.com/home-garden/home-styles/contemporary.aspx?source=web. REALTOR®, 2012. Web. 17 Oct. 2012.
"History of Architecture." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 16 Oct. 2012. Web. 22 Oct. 2012. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_architecture>.
Contemporary style homes first started appearing in the early 1900s.
The term "Contemporary Architecture" refers to architecture of the present day.
Other forms of Modern style housing include
-Deconstructivist
-Critical regionalism
-Postmodern
DISTINCT CHARACTERISTICS
Irregular, asymmetrical façade
Strong, geometric shapes
Large windows, often tall and seemingly randomly placed in the façade
Clerestory windows
One or two stories
Distinctive roofline — sometimes flat, other times gabled — usually with wide eave overhang
Natural, often local, building materials
Sustainable, eco-friendly materials, such as bamboo flooring and granite countertops
Extensive use of natural light
Open floor plan in L, T, H or U shape to embrace outdoor space
Flexible layout to adapt to changes in family needs
Green heating, air-conditioning and plumbing systems to conserve energy
Solar energy systems
TYPICAL MATERIALS
Since Contemporary style homes are inspired by a more efficient
"green" design, they are composed of relatively renewable materials.
Wood
Recycled Metals
Steel
Glass
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