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.
BASIC HOUSE DESIGNS The one-story ranch house The one-and-one-half story house The two-story house The split-level house
HOUSE DESIGN INFLUENCES/FACTORS Space availability Cost Climate Convenience Surroundings / environment Personal needs
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.
ADVANTAGES OF THE ONE- STORY RANCH HOUSE Indoor-outdoor living Absence of stairs Easy outside maintenance (roofs) Can you think of a disadvantage?