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BASIC HOUSE DESIGNS The One-Story Ranch House Architecture Drafting & Design I Mr. Huang Semester 2, 2011-12 Photo ©

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1 BASIC HOUSE DESIGNS The One-Story Ranch House Architecture Drafting & Design I Mr. Huang Semester 2, Photo ©

2 OBJECTIVES You should be able to define a one-story ranch house. You should be able to list some advantages of building a one-story ranch house. You should be able to list some disadvantages of building a one-story ranch house.

3 BASIC HOUSE DESIGNS The one-story ranch house The one-and-one-half story house The two-story house The split-level house

4 HOUSE DESIGN INFLUENCES/FACTORS Space availability Cost Climate Convenience Surroundings / environment Personal needs

5 THE ONE-STORY RANCH HOUSE Q: What characterizes a one-story ranch house? A: A one-story ranch house has all of its regular living space on one, main level Some of these houses may actually have a basement. Ranch homes are long in shape. Some Ranch homes resemble a L or U shape. The roofs of Ranch homes are long and low.

6 ADVANTAGES OF THE ONE- STORY RANCH HOUSE Indoor-outdoor living Absence of stairs Easy outside maintenance (roofs) Can you think of a disadvantage?

7 ONE-STORY RANCH HOUSE Photo ©

8 DISADVANTAGES OF THE ONE- STORY RANCH HOUSE Higher construction cost Bigger roof area Longer foundation Indoor heating High maintenance costs

9 EXAMPLES OF ONE-STORY RANCH HOUSES Photo © Photo © innatkellysford.com

10 EXAMPLES OF ONE-STORY RANCH HOUSES Photo ©

11 EXAMPLES OF ONE-STORY RANCH HOUSES Photo © wisconsinhomesinc.com


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