This week's architecture updates inspired me to take a second look at the modest bungalow homes in my town. Even in their simplicity, they reflect the influence of grand temples from the Classical era. Really!
- Architecture History Photo Guide: 850 BC-476 AD
- What Is a "Column"?
- What Is a "Corinthian Column"?
- What Is a "Tuscan Column"?
- What Is an Ionic Column?
- What Is a "Doric Column"?
- What Is a Pediment?
- What Is an "Order of Architecture"?
New and Updated Pages:
- The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai, India
- The Walter Gropius House in Lincoln, Massachusetts
- Belle Grove Plantation
- Architecture in Prague: The Old-New Synagogue in Josefov, Prague
- Jewish Gothic: Gothic Synagogues
- Minimal Traditional House Plans for 1940s-1950s America
- Frank Lloyd Wright's Plan for a Fireproof House
- Unity Temple by Frank Lloyd Wright
- Architecture in Ireland and Northern Ireland
- Cast-Iron Architecture: Ladd and Bush Bank, Salem, Oregon
- Residential Multifamily Housing
- Post Office Buildings in the U.S.
- Sir Christopher Wren: The Architect Who Rebuilt London
- Giacomo da Vignola, Renaissance Architect
Photo of two bungalows in upstate New York © S. Carroll Jewell