Presentation on theme: "The Evolution of Exteriors"— Presentation transcript:
1 The Evolution of Exteriors Chapter 6The Evolution of Exteriors
2 Traditional HousesFolk Houses: effected by region, climate, resources available.Native American: huts or pueblos, hogansSpanish: red tile roofs, down southScandinavian: log cabins, up northGerman: wood homes, in the Northeast areaEarly English: coastal homes of stone, or more than one story houses, up in the New England area.Dutch: found in New York AreaFrench: in the Great Lakes and down the Mississipi River.
3 Classic Traditional Houses Georgian: brick homesFederal: Box like shaped houseGreek Revival: Two-story and white pillarsSouthern Colonial: 2-3 story house with columns across the entire front, elaborating the Greek revival style.Victorian: Decorative trim, associated with horror movies.
4 Modern Houses Prairie Style: rooms all seperated International Style: the modern homeBungalow: one-story homesRanch: same as a bungalow but may have a basement, bigger than the bungalowSplit-level: three or four levels
5 Contemporary Houses Solar Houses: most energy from the sun Use solar panelsEarth-Sheltered HousesPart of the house is in the ground (and it is not the basement)
6 Chapter 7/ Understanding House Plans Architectural Drawings: Information about the size, shape, and location of all parts of a house. Has to be drawn to scale.Alphabet of Lines: Different types of lines the architect uses to communicate ideas. (178)Symbols: represent doors, windows, fixtures, placement, etc. (179)
7 Views for Architectural Drawings Plan views: the floor planElevation Views: shows all sides of the houseSection Views and Detail Views: Very detailed plan of heights, widths, rooms etc.Renderings and Models: colors and a realistic look at the house at a smaller level( think toy house)
8 The Space Within The Quiet Area: bedrooms and bathrooms The Work Area: kitchenThe Social Area: daily living space, entertainment.Separating Areas and Rooms: Arranging floor plans so that these areas are separately correctly.
9 Traffic PatternsThey provide no traffic jams in houses. Convenient and direct Provide adequate space without wasting it. Provide east access from the entrances to other parts of the house. Separate traffic to the work, social and quite areas Avoid going through the middle of rooms Avoid interfering with privacy Avoid cutting through a kitchen Kitchen is easy access Service entrance to clean up area. Utility area to outside access.
10 Survey the Storage Space Built in storageBuilt in closetsLocated for convenient use
11 Evaluating the Floor Plan When looking at different floor plans or houses decide if it will work for you and your family and what your needs are.You can always adapt space with construction.
12 Housing Modifications for People with Physical Disabilities Exteriors:Entrance face southNonskid surfaces outsideHow big the garage is and drivewayRamps, sidewalksInteriorsHandrails on stairsWell lit entry waysOpen traffic areasFor more look on pages
13 Activity Review: chapter 6: 5,6,7,9,10,13 Chapter 7: 1,6,78,9,11,12 Activity: Find three different floor plans of houses online and copy and past them (if you can) onto a word document and then list 5 pros and 5 cons of each of the houses based on floor plans and exterior and interior (ch.7)Tell me which floor plan is your favorite and why.