Architecture Sitemap - Page 4 2015-03-27

Craftsman Bungalow - Photos of Arts and Crafts Style Houses
Craftsman Bungalows often have low roofs that slope down toward the front of the house. This photo gallery shows a variety of bungalow houses. Page 14.

Bungalow Pictures - Craftsman Style Bungalow
From our photo gallery, pictures of bungalow houses, including Craftsman Bungalows and other popular bungaloid types. Page 15.

Craftsman House in Ingleside Terraces, San Francisco - Photo of California Craftsman House
From our photo gallery, a lovely Craftsman House in Ingleside Terraces, a residential neighborhood in San Francisco, California.

The Arts and Crafts Gamble House - Craftsman House Pictures
Two California brothers, Charles Sumner Greene and Henry Mather Green, pioneered the Craftsman style when they designed the Gamble house in Pasadena, CA. The home was built in 1908 for David and Mary Gamble of the Procter and Gamble Company. Page 13.

Classic Arts and Crafts - Craftsman House Pictures
In this classic Craftsman style home, the exposed rafters in the porch roof are both decorative and structural. This photo gallery shows a variety of houses with Craftsman handiwork. Page 12.

Painted Craftsman - Craftsman House Pictures
Craftsman houses were not originally painted bright colors like this one. This photo gallery shows a variety of houses with Craftsman handiwork. Page 10.

Craftsman Details - Craftsman House Pictures
Craftsman houses often have thick, tapered porch posts, exposed roof rafters, and triangular brackets in the eaves. This photo gallery shows a variety of houses with Craftsman handiwork. Page 11.

Two-story Craftsman - Craftsman House Pictures
Many Craftsman houses have thick, pyramid-shaped porch columns. This photo gallery shows a variety of houses with Craftsman handiwork. Page 8.

Craftsman Cottage - Craftsman House Pictures
Craftsman houses often have window boxes supported by wooden brackets. This photo gallery shows a variety of houses with Craftsman handiwork. Page 9.

Pictures of Craftsman Houses - Craftsman Bungalows
Thick round pillars support the low sloping roof of this Craftsman Bungalow. This photo gallery shows a variety of houses with Craftsman handiwork. Page 4.

Stucco-sided Bungalow - Pictures of Craftsman Style Houses
Craftsman houses usually have triangular braces in the eaves. This photo gallery shows a variety of houses with Craftsman handiwork. Page 5.

Brick and Shingle - Craftsman House Pictures
Craftsman houses were not usually made with brick, but the stickwork around the porch and the exposed rafter ends are hallmarks of the style. This photo gallery shows a variety of houses with Craftsman handiwork. Page 6.

Craftsman Foursquare - Craftsman House Pictures
Sided in stucco, this Foursquare house has elaborate Craftsman stickwork around the porch. Page 7.

Craftsman House Pictures - Photos of Craftsman or Arts & Crafts Houses
In the early 1900s, the American Craftsman home became popular throughout the U.S. Inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement in England and Scotland, imported craftsman handiwork and ideas are explored in this photo gallery.

Craftsman House Pictures - Photos of Craftsman or Arts & Crafts Houses
In the early 1900s, the American Craftsman home became popular throughout the U.S. Inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement in England and Scotland, imported craftsman handiwork and ideas are explored in this photo gallery.

VanLandigham Estate - Craftsman House Pictures
Built in 1913, the VanLandingham estate in Charlotte, North Carolina was designed to suggest a mountain retreat. Page 3.

A Nation's Architecture: Buildings in Washington, DC
Architecture throughout Washington, DC showcases the international melting pot that is the nation. Browse these photos to discover the influences of Egypt, Greece, Rome, France, and medieval Europe.

A Nation's Architecture: Buildings in Washington, DC
Architecture throughout Washington, DC showcases the international melting pot that is the nation. Browse these photos to discover the influences of Egypt, Greece, Rome, France, and medieval Europe.

How to Buy or Build a Frank Lloyd Wright House
Love Frank Lloyd Wright? Buy a house he designed, or build a look-alike. Get started here.

Eco-thinkers and Earthships in America's Southwest
New Mexico is enchanted with sustainability, and they want you to be, too. Here are some reasons to go -- and stay.

National Museum of the American Indian in Washington DC - Photo of the Smithsonian Museum of the American Indian in Washington DC
One of Washington's newest buildings, the National Museum of the American Indian resembles prehistoric stone formations. Page 7.

Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building in Washington DC
The Thomas Jefferson Building at the US Library of Commerce is an elaborate, Beaux Arts structure. Learn about the world's largest library. Page 13.

The Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC
Learn about the famous memorial to America's 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, in Washington DC. Page 14.

The Washington National Cathedral in Washington DC
The magnificent Washington National Cathedral in Washington DC was constructed in the 20th century with neo-gothic details. Learn more. Page 10.

The Smithsonian Institute Castle in Washington DC
Learn about the Smithsonian Institute

The Vietnam Veterans Wall
Learn about the controversial memorial to Vietnam Veterans designed by Maya Lin. Page 15.

US Capitol Building in Washington DC
Learn about the history and the architecture of America's iconic domed building, the US Capitol in Washington DC. Page 3.

Famous Buildings in Washington, DC - The US Supreme Court Building by Cass Gilbert
Sculpted pediments on the US Supreme Court Building in Washington DC tell allegories of justice and mercy. Page 12.

Union Station in Washington DC - Architecture in Washington DC - Union Station
With elaborate sculptures, marble, white granite, and gold leaf, Union Station became a model of Beaux-Arts styling. Page 2.

Federal Reserve Building in Washington DC
Learn about the monumental and impressive Federal Reserve Building in Washington DC. Page 8.

Hirshhorn Museum in Washington DC - Photo of the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington DC
Resembling a giant space ship, the Hirshhorn Museum is a dramatic contrast to the Neoclassical buildings on the National Mall. Page 11.

Famous Buildings in Washington, DC - The White House in Washington DC - The White House
The home of America's president, the White House in Washington, DC, began as Georgian style house modeled after a building in Ireland.

Concrete Homes Withstand Hurricane Winds
Homes made of concrete are much more storm-resistant than houses constructed of wood and steel. Here's why.

Brazilian Museum of Sculpture in São Paulo, Brazil by Paulo Mendes da Rocha
Photo of the Brazilian Museum of Sculpture in São Paulo, Brazil, designed by Paulo Mendes da Rocha, 2006 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate. Page 7.

Photographs of Museum Architecture - Centre Pompidou
From our photo gallery, pictures of important, interesting, or unusual museum architecture. This picture: Centre Pompidou in Paris. Page 12.

Photographs of Museum Architecture - Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University
From our photo gallery, pictures of important, interesting, or unusual museum architecture. This picture: The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, Architects. Page 5.

The National 9/11 Memorial Museum Atrium
This early rendering shows plans for basement-level galleries at the National 9-11 Museum in New York City. Page 8.

Photographs of Museum Architecture - East Wing, National Gallery in Washington DC
From our photo gallery, pictures of important, interesting, or unusual museum architecture. This picture: East Wing, National Gallery in Washington DC by Pritzker Prize Laureate Ieoh Ming Pei. Page 10.

Photographs of Museum Architecture - Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts by Sir Norman Foster
From our photo gallery, pictures of important, interesting, or unusual museum architecture. This picture: Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts by Sir Norman Foster. Page 11.

Photographs of Museum Architecture - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
From our photo gallery, pictures of important, interesting, or unusual museum architecture. This Photo: The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMoMA). Page 9.

Photographs of Museum Architecture - The Jewish Museum in Berlin
From our photo gallery, pictures of important, interesting, or unusual museum architecture. This picture: The Jewish Museum in Berlin, Germany, Daniel Libeskind, architect. Page 4.

The Louvre Museum in Paris
Learn about the architecture of the famous Louvre Museum in Paris, France. Page 13.

Photographs of Museum Architecture - The Louvre Pyramid (Pyramide du Louvre)
From our photo gallery, pictures of important, interesting, or unusual museum architecture. This picture: The Louvre Pyramid (Pyramide du Louvre). Page 14.

Yale Center for British Art - Photographs of Museum Architecture
Designed by modernist architect Louis I. Kahn, the Yale Center for British Art is a massive concrete structure organized into roomlike grids. Page 15.

Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum by Zaha Hadid
The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University opened in 2012. Its modern design is by Pritzker architect Zaha Hadid. Page 2.

Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles - LA MOCA - Museum of Contemporary Art Photo
From our photo gallery, pictures of important, interesting, or unusual museum architecture. This Photo: The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMoMA). Page 16.

Photographs of Museum Architecture - The Tate Modern Museum in London
Designed by Pritzker Prize Laureates Herzog & de Meuron, the Tate Modern is one of the world's most celebrated examples of adaptive reuse. Page 17.

Suzhou Museum in China - Museum Architecture by I.M. Pei
Learn about the Suzhou Museum in Suzhou, Jiangsu, People's Republic of China designed by I.M. Pei Architect with Pei Partnership Architects.

State Museum of São Paulo in São Paulo, Brazil, Paulo Mendes da Rocha, architect
Photo of the Brazilian State Museum of São Paulo in São Paulo, Brazil, by Paulo Mendes da Rocha, 2006 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate. Page 6.

Museum Architecture - Photographs of Museum Architecture
From our photo gallery, pictures of important, interesting, or unusual museum architecture.

Museum Architecture - Photographs of Museum Architecture
From our photo gallery, pictures of important, interesting, or unusual museum architecture.

Architectural Museums and Exhibits
Explore these museums for photos, models, drawings, prints and other resources related to architecture and architecture history.

Profile of Le Corbusier - International Style Architect
Born October 6, 1887 in Switzerland, Le Corbusier pioneered a modern architecture that led to the Bauhaus movement and the International Style. Explore the life of this influential designer.

Architecture 101: What You Need to Know About Buildings
For basic facts about architecture, from famous buildings to the design of your own home, begin with these links.

5+ Tips For Choosing the Best Architecture School
A frequently asked question is where to study architecture. The answer may surprise you. Preparing for a career in architecture is highly personal.

Software Review - IMSI TurboFLOORPLAN Instant Architect
Learn about the TurboFLOORPLAN Instant Architect super-easy home design program and get shopping advice.

Definition of Building Designer
A Professional Building Designer, or Home Designer, is not always an architect. Find out what Certified Building Designers can, and cannot, do.

Half-Timbered - Definition
Definition of the terms half-timbered, half-timbering, and half-timbers, with examples and resources, from our Architecture Glossary.

Log Cabin Construction Facts
With little more than an ax and a chisel, North America's homesteaders turned timber into sturdy, practical homes. Find facts about log beginnings. Page 2.

Saddam Hussein's Babylonian Palace
From the ancient palace of Nebuchadnezzar to a lavish new palace for himself, Saddam Hussein used architecture to awe and intimidate. Here's an inside look.

What Is a Balustrade? What Is a Baluster?
Illustrated definition of the word Balustrade from our Architecture Glossary

Architecture Books For Youngsters
Inspire your kids with these easy-to-read books packed with projects they can build using things they find around the house. Inspire the dream.

It's a Wonderful Life at the Swim Gym
The 1946 movie It's a Wonderful Life is about architecture and money. Learn about the Beverly Hills High School Swim Gym and Bedford Falls values.

The Power of Place: Versailles
World War I ended when a treaty was signed in the Hall of Mirrors at Versailles. Explore the power of place and an architecture that never forgets.

Quotations - Architect Mies van der Rohe
Find quotations by modern architect Mies van der Rohe, famous for saying LESS IS MORE.

Clerestory Window Definition in Architecture
A clerestory, pronounced CLEAR STORY, is a type of windowed wall. Learn about clerestory windows.

Oriel Window - Definition
Illustrated definition of the phrase Oriel Window from our Architecture Glossary.

What Is a Palladian Window?
Illustrated definition for the term Palladian Window from our Architecture Glossary.

Seven Best House Plan Catalogs
These house plan catalogs include illustrations for popular house styles along with floor plans and elevation drawings. Find a house plan you like, and you can order the prints.

Building and Planning and Designing and Constructing Your Dream Home
Find step-by-step instructions and cost-saving advice for designing and building your dream house. These articles and resources will help you as you purchase your building lot, choose a floor plan, select architectural features, hire pros, and budget your finances.

Build a Factory-Made or Prefabricated Home
You can save money when you build by constructing a factory-made modular or prefabricated home. Explore these resources to learn more about modular home construction and to find important tips for choosing a factory-built home.

Storm-Ready Houses - Storm-Proof Your Home
How to build or remodel your home to withstand hurricanes, tornadoes, and storm-force winds.

What Is a Modular Home? - Architecture Glossary
Learn about modular housing and find out how modular homes differ from other types of pre-fabricated home construction.

Fanlight - Definition
From our Architecture Glossary, definition and illustration for the term FANLIGHT.

What Is a Diocletian Window?
Illustrated definition for the term Diocletian window from our Architecture Glossary.

Architecture Research and Reference Tools
These pages are absolutely the best resources for finding information about architecture and home design. Links include the top databases, publications, organizations, and more.

Books About Palladian Architecture
Find great books and other resources about one of the most influential architects of all time, Andrea Palladio.

Andrea Palladio Biography - Renaissance Architects
Palladio, born November 30, 1508 in Padua, Italy, continues to influence the world's architecture. Who was Andrea Palladio and how did he transform building design in the Western world?

Geodesic Dome Definition - Glossary of Architecture Terms
From our Architecture Glossary, illustrations and definition of the term Geodesic Dome, with links and resources for learning more.

Definition of Pediment - Architecture Glossary
Illustrated definition of the word Pediment from our Architecture Glossary.

Description of Organic Architecture
Frank Lloyd Wright was famous for his theories on Organic Architecture, though other architects also believed in these principles. See examples here.

Cornice - Definition and Architecture Glossary
The cornice is the uppermost section of moldings along the top of a wall or just below a roof. See an example from a building in Madrid, Spain.

Architectural Drawings by Famous Architects
How does an architect's idea move from the mind to the construction site? Most likely hundreds of pieces of paper are involved. Here is a sampling.

Architecture College Curriculum - Courses for Aspiring Architects
Answers to your questions about careers in architecture: What's the college curriculum like? What's the Design Studio all about?

Great Homes of the Gilded Age - Architecture
Learn about the palatial homes and hotels build by wealthy industrialists during America's Gilded Age.

Top 6 Log Cabin and Home Building Plans
If you'd like to build your own log home or cabin from scratch - without using a kit - these construction guides and building plans will tell you how.

Richard Meier, Architect of the Getty Center
Pritzker Laureate Richard Meier's designs have been described as purist and sculptural. Learn more about this Newark native, born October 12, 1934, and his career in light and space.

Is Bauhaus Too International for America?
One of the most influential architects of the 20th century, Walter Gropius, brought the Bauhaus style to the Eastern shores of America. Will visiting his home near Harvard University change your mind about modernism?

Marcel Breuer - Bauhaus School of Design
Born in Hungary, May 21, 1902, Marcel Breuer continues to influence modern design and interior furnishing. Find out how in this short profile.

Joseph Eichler - Real Estate Developer and Home Designer
Real estate developer Joseph Eichler was not an architect, but he revolutionized residential architecture. Learn about the life and work of Joseph Eichler.

Words on Monuments - Mistakes and Misquotes on Memorials and Statues
Explore the challenges that architects and artists face--and the controversy that sometimes ensues--when quotations are incorporated into design.

Find an Architecture Tour
For a wonderful learning vacation, explore these resources. Page 2.

Plan Your Architecture Trip
Your next vacation can turn into a learning adventure with tours of the world's great architectural wonders. Here's how.

How to Choose a Building Lot for Your New House
The land you build on will shape your new house in surprising ways. These tips will help you choose the best building lot for your new house.

Find a Building Lot For Your New House - Questions to Ask About Your Building Lot
Once you have located a promising building site for your new home, ask these important questions. Page 2.

Find a Building Lot for Your New House - Check Your Building Lot For Common Problems
As you narrow your search for an ideal building site, check your building lot for these common problems. Page 3.

Zaha Hadid - Citation from the Pritzker Prize Jury
Pritzker Prize winning architect Zaha Hadid rose to the highest ranks of the profession. Citation from the Pritzker Prize Jury with links to photographs of her works.

Hidden Costs in Home Construction
As you plan your new home, watch out for these hidden costs. A new home is not all home construction costs.

Architecture in Wales - Architecture for Travelers to Wales
Wales is the legendary land of King Arthur. Follow these links to explore prehistoric stone monuments, medieval castles, stone cottages, and modern cities.

Selected Quotations by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis, Architect and Conservationist
Famous quotations from architect and conservationist Sir Clough Williams-Ellis, designer of Portmeirion, Wales.

Sir Clough Williams-Ellis - Sir Clough Williams-Ellis and Portmeirion, Wales
Sir Clough Williams-Ellis, born May 28, 1883, devoted his life to the cause of environmental preservation and the creation of a village. Learn about the creator of Portmeirion, Wales.

Cottages at Portmeirion, Wales
When Sir Clough Williams-Ellis began building Portmeirion, Mermaid house was all that was on the Welsh peninsula. One building at a time makes a village.

The Piazza in Portmeirion, Wales
Along the southern edge of the Piazza in Portmeirion, Wales, two columns support gilded figures of Burmese dancers.

Bridge House in Portmeirion, Wales
Tapering walls make Bridge House in Portmeirion, Wales seem larger than it really is.

Bristol Colonnade in Portmeirion, Wales
The Colonnade in Portmeirion, Wales once stood in front of a bathhouse in Bristol, England.

Promenade at Portmeirion, Wales
Sir Clough Williams-Ellis, designer of Portmeirion, Wales, wanted to show that

Unicorn Cottage at Portmeirion, Wales
This minature of a stately Chatsworth home creates the illusion of a classic Georgian estate.

Festival No6 at the Hercules Gazebo in Portmeirion, Wales
Cast iron mermaid panels, salvaged from Liverpool's Old Seaman's Home, form the sides of the Hercules Gazebo in Portmeirion, Wales, site of the annual Festival No6.

Architecture in Portmeirion, Wales
Every September Portmeirion plays host to Festival No6, billed as a

Who Is Marcel Breuer?
Marcel Breuer (1902-1981), the Bauhaus protege of Walter Gropius, is often overlooked as a designer of furniture and buildings. Find out why.

Walter Gropius - Bauhaus School of Design
Explore the life and works of German architect Walter Gropius, born May 18, 1883 in Berlin, and a dominant force in architecture and the applied arts in the 20th century.

Romanesque Architecture - Architecture History Photo Guide
You may have difficulty identifying Romanesque architecture, which has many variations. Learn about the historic period and see examples. Page 5.

Monoliths, Mounds, and Prehistoric Architecture - Silbury Hill
Before recorded history, primitive people built mounds, monoliths, and other stone structures. Let's explore prehistoric architecture such as Stonehenge and Silbury Hill. Also find timelines of early civilizations, photos, and research resources.

Architecture History - Eastern Roman Empire of Byzantine Istanbul and Beyond
Byzantine architecture is rooted in the Roman Empire, East and West. Learn more about the history, characteristics, and examples. Page 4.

Gothic Architecture - Chartres Cathedral and Gothic Architecture
During the middle ages, builders developed new approaches to building that made the great Gothic cathedrals possible. Learn about Gothic architecture. Page 6.

Architecture History Photo Guide
From prehistoric to modern, here are the key periods and styles in architectural history, with links to photos and resources.

The Sochi Olympic Adler Arena Built for Speed Skating Competition
Learn more about the Adler Arena in Sochi's Coastal Cluster, finished for the 2014 Speed Skating Competition of the Winter Olympics.

The Sochi Olympic Ice Cube Center for Curling Competition
What shape does an Ice Cube take? Learn more about the 2014 Olympic curling venue in Sochi, Russia.

The Sochi Olympic Ice Dome, the Bolshoy, for Ice Hockey Competitions
Learn more about the 2014 Sochi Olympic Ice Dome, the Bolshoy, for ice hockey competitions.

The Sochi Olympic Shayba Arena Built for Ice Hockey Competitions
Shayba was designed with its function in mind. The ice hockey arena is shaped like a hockey puck and exterior lights provide the illusion of movement.

The 2014 Sochi Olympic Iceberg Skating Palace
Learn more about the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic venues, including the Iceberg Skating Palace for figure skating and track events. How do they make ice?

Funny Picture of a Pod House or Mushroom House in New York State
This funny looking Pod House, or Mushroom House, is shaped like a plant. Learn about the house and the architect. Page 8.

Free Spirit House in British Columbia Canada
Free Spirit Houses in British Columbia, Canada float from tree branches. Page 3.

Funny Picture of an Upsidedown House in Syzmbark Poland
Daniel Czapiewski, a designer and philanthropist, built this Upside-Down House as a satirical commentary on communism and the current state of the world. Page 7.

Wonderworks Upsidedown Museum Building in Florida
The upsidedown Wonderworks building is a fun-loving museum on International Drive in Orlando, Florida. Page 6.

McDonald's Restaurant in Orlando Florida - Building Shaped Like French Fries
This McDonald's restaurant in Orlando, Florida is shaped like a basket of french fries. Page 5.

Banna Park Birdwatch - Egg-Shaped Overlook in Okinawa Japan
Bird watchers get a great view from this egg-shaped lookout at Banna Park on Ishigaki Island, Japan. Page 4.

Wacky Restaurant in Aruba
Visitors vacationing on the Caribbean island of Aruba can snack at this wacky restaurant with dinosaurs, cars, and other things on the roof. Page 2.

Weird House in the Alps - House Shaped Like a Bedpan
This weird house in the Alps looks strangely like a hospital bedpan.

Theme Building at Los Angeles Airport, California
The Theme Building at the Los Angeles International Airport has become an iconic homage to the Space Age. Built in 1961 by an architecture team including Paul Williams, the circular structure was meant to predict the future of air travel -- or was it just a silly structure? Page 10.

Funny Architecture and Weird Buildings
Architecture can be weird. From around the world, see photos of upside-down buildings, lopsided buildings, and buildings shaped like spaceships, mushrooms, plants, and other funny shapes.

Funny Picture of a Beer Can House in Houson Texas
John Milkovisch, a retired employee of Southern Pacific railroad, spent 18 years ornamenting his home in Houston, Texas with about 39,000 beer cans. Page 9.

Architecture in Russia - Pictures of Architecture in Russia
Join us for a photo tour of the most important architecture in Russia. Then, explore our links and resources to learn the history of architecture in Russia and to plan your trip to Russia.

Siberian Wooden Houses -- Traditional Homes in Irkutsk, Russia
The architecture of Russia is overwhelmed with stone palaces and ornate churches, yet people lived in simple wooden houses, ornamented with intricate wooden designs. Learn more. Page 11.

Architecture of Russia - Hermitage Winter Palace in St. Petersburg
The 16th century architect Rastrelli created the most famous building of imperial St. Petersburg, the Rococo style Hermitage Winter Palace.. Page 7.

Architecture in Russian - Tavrichesky Palace in St. Petersburg
Catherine the Great hired the noted Russian architect I. E. Starov to design a palace using themes from ancient Greece and Rome. Called Tauride Palace or Taurida Palace, Tavrichesky Palace was starkly neoclassical with symmetrical rows of columns. . Page 8.

The Vysotniye Zdaniye, Architecture in Moscow, Russia
After the Soviet triumph over Nazi Germany, Stalin launched an ambitious plan to construct a series of Neo-Gothic skyscrapers, the Vysotniye Zdaniye.. Page 10.

Mercury City Tower in Moscow
Moscow's 21st century building boom has modernized the city's skyline. The glass facade of the Mercury City Tower reflects both new and old Russian architecture. Page 12.

Cathedral of Christ the Savior, Moscow, Russia
Stalin destroyed the original Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow, Russia. Today's architecture is a rebuilding of the original 19th century sacred space.. Page 4.

St. Basil's Cathedral in Moscow, Russia
Ivan the Terrible erected the exuberant St. Basil's Cathedral just outside the Kremlin gates in Moscow -- all part of Russian architecture.. Page 5.

Church of the Transfiguration on Kizhi Island
The Church of the Transfiguration on the Island of Kizhi in Russia has 22 onion domes covered with hundreds of aspen shingles. . Page 3.

Wooden Churches on Kizhi Island
Complex wooden churches were built on the island of Kizhi (also spelled

Chicago Skyscraper Architect Bruce Graham, SOM Design Partner
Born in South America on December 1, 1925, Bruce Graham became a leading architect for the Chicago offices of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Graham transformed Chicago's modern skyline.

JFK Museum at theTexas School Book Depository - Buildings in Dallas
Dallas is much more than the city where President Kennedy was killed on November 22, 1963. Learn about the building where shots rang out and the architecture beyond.

Fountain Place, Living and Working in Dallas Architecture
Fountain Place has been a landmark of the Dallas skyline since 1986. Learn more about its design and the surrounding plaza.

Old Red Courthouse near Reunion Tower, Downtown Dallas Architecture
The Old Red Courthouse in downtown Dallas, Texas is a well-preserved example of the 19th century Richardsonian Romanesque style of architecture.

Dallas Hotel Indigo, Conrad Hilton Moves Into Texas, 1925
The historic 1925 Dallas Hilton hotel may have changed names throughout the years, but its architecture has stayed true to form. Find out more.

Wilson Building, 1904, One of Dallas' Oldest Skyscrapers
The Wilson Building is one of Dallas' oldest, continually used tall buildings. And now you have the opportunity to live there. Learn more.

Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Thom Mayne Architecture in Dallas
The Perot Museum, named after billionaire Texan Ross Perot, is a modernist design by Pritzker winner Thom Mayne. Learn more about this Dallas center.

Nasher Sculpture Center combines unique architecture and landscaping.
The Nasher Sculpture Center was there first. Why is a 2013 residential skyscraper threatening the architecture of Renzo Piano? Find out.

JFK Memorial by Philip Johnson - Dallas Art and Architecture
A modernist tribute to JFK by Pritzker Laureate Philip Johnson has met with criticism. Find out more about this Dallas, Texas memorial architecture.

Bank of America Plaza, Tallest Building in Dallas, Texas
What's the tallest building in Dallas, Texas? Learn more about this 1985 skyscraper.

Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge - Architecture of Dallas
Texans cross the Trinity River into Dallas via a bridge designed by Santiago Calatrava. It's become a functional tourist attraction.

Art Deco at Fair Park - Buildings of the Texas State Fairgrounds
Dallas is home to one of the largest collections of art deco buildings in the United States. You can see them every year at the Texas State Fair.

Kalita Humphreys Theater - Frank Lloyd Wright in Dallas, Texas
The Kalita Humphreys Theater is one of the few remaining circular venues designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Learn more about this architecture in Dallas.

Winspear Opera House by British architect Norman Foster
Sir Norman Foster's opera house for Dallas, Texas is high-tech housing for a traditional horseshoe auditorium. Learn more about the design.

Wyly Theatre - Dallas Art and Architecture
The box-like exterior of Dallas' Wyly Theater is a simple cover for the flexible interior configurations. Learn more about this 21st century design.

Dallas City Hall designed by I.M. Pei - Buildings in Dallas
The 1977 City Hall was designed to complement the growing skyscrapers of Dallas, Texas. Learn about I.M. Pei's unique solution for the City of Dallas.

Rem Koolhaas - Modern Dutch Architect
Born November 17, 1944 in The Netherlands, Rem Koolhaas has mystified the world with his modernist, deconstructionist, humanist works. Is it possible to know Rem?

Viking Log Homes in Novgorod, Russia
Russia not only spans different continents, but its history runs from prehistoric to modern. Here are highlights from an architecture perspective.

Lenin's Mausoleum in Moscow, Russia
Designed by Alexei Shchusev, Lenin's Mausoleum in Moscow is made of simple cubes in the form of a step pyramid.. Page 9.

Smolny Cathedral in St. Petersburg, Russia
Designed by the famous Italian architect, Rastrelli, the Rococo Smolny Cathedral in St. Petersburg, Russia is like a fancy cake.. Page 6.

Romantic Castles - World's Most Romantic Castles
For castle lovers everywhere, here's a roundup of the world's most romantic castles, with links to photos and resources.

Boldt Castle in the Thousand Islands, New York State
Boldt Castle in the Thousand Islands was built for love, and no expense was spared. Here are facts and photos for Boldt Castle.

Spooky Buildings and Scary Buildings
Prepare to be spooked! Here are some of the scariest buildings in the world.

Funny Buildings and Flawed Buildings and Silly Structures
Architects aren't perfect. Even the greatest designers build structures that are impractical, absurd, or just plain funny-looking. Here are some of my favorite silly projects.

Architects and Math
Students often worry about the math courses they'll need to take in college. Is all that mathematics really necessary to be an architect?

Theories and Approaches in Architecture
From Feng Shui to Bauhaus, the things we believe define the way we build. Join us as we explore important theories and approaches to architecture.

100 at 11th, Residences Designed by Jean Nouvel
Pritzker-prize winner Jean Nouvel describes his NYC residential high-rise as being like an insect's eye. Find out more. Page 2.

Agbar Tower in Barcelona, Spain, Jean Nouvel, architect
Agbar Tower in Barcelona, Spain, Jean Nouvel, architect. Page 3.

Buildings and Projects by Jean Nouvel - Photos of Buildings by Jean Nouvel
Defying expectations, Pritzker-prize winning architect Jean Nouvel experiments with light and shadow. His works have been called exuberant, imaginative, and experimental. This photo gallery presents some highlights of Nouvel's prolific career.

Reader Submissions: Post-War (WWII) Houses
Was your home built in the middle of the 20th century? This is your place to share photos and also see pictures of post-World War II houses submitted by our readers.

Post-War (WWII) Houses
Was your home built in the middle of the 20th century? This is your place to share photos and also see pictures of post-World War II houses submitted by our readers.

Reader Submissions: Call For Writers
Submit your articles and illustrations to the architecture pages at About.com.

Reader Submissions: Architecture and Construction Words
Find definitions for words related to architecture and construction, ask for help defining architecture vocabulary, or submit your own word definitions.

Definitions - Architecture Vocabulary Words - Word Definitions
Find definitions for words related to architecture and construction, ask for help defining architecture vocabulary, or submit your own word definitions.

Careers in Architecture and Design - Architecture and Design Careers
An interest in architecture can open the door to many different careers, from building design to urban planning. These pages written by our readers describe interesting careers related to architecture and design.

Reader Submissions: Japan Pictures
Welcome to our pictorial record of architecture in Japan. See pictures of shrines, castles, skyscrapers, office buildings, houses, and other types of architecture in Japan. Also submit your own Japan pictures.

Reader Submissions: Career Profiles: Architects, Designers & More
An interest in architecture can open the door to many different careers, from building design to urban planning. These pages written by our readers describe interesting careers related to architecture and design.

Christmas Decorations - Christmas Decoration Pictures
Strings of Christmas lights and other holiday decorations let you highlight architectural features of your home. Here's how our readers have decorated their homes for the holidays. Browse photos, get design ideas, and send us photos of your own holiday decorations.

Reader Submissions: Outdoor Christmas Decorations
Strings of Christmas lights and other holiday decorations let you highlight architectural features of your home. Here's how our readers have decorated their homes for the holidays. Browse photos, get design ideas, and send us photos of your own holiday decorations.

Reader Submissions: Spanish and Mediterranean Style Houses
Was your house inspired by Spain? Tell us about your Spanish or Mediterranean style house, share pictures of your house, and see pictures of Spanish and Mediterranean style houses submitted by our readers.

Our House Design - Designs for New Houses
See featured house designs by homeowners and architects. Also, submit your own house design for publication on the architecture pages at About.com.

Reader Submissions: House Designs by Homeowners & Architects
See featured house designs by homeowners and architects. Also, submit your own house design for publication on the architecture pages at About.com.

House Paint Colors - What Color Is Your House - Share Photos of Your House
New paint colors can really transform a home. See photos of newly painted houses from our readers. Tell us about your own house painting project and share photos of your house.

Reader Submissions: House Paint Colors
New paint colors can really transform a home. See photos of newly painted houses from our readers. Tell us about your own house painting project and share photos of your house.

Reader Submissions: Architecture Books
Browse books from our architecture authors, read excerpts, and see illustrations. Share pictures and passages from your own book about architecture and home design.

Architecture Books - Author Pages - Books About Architecture and Home Design
Browse books from our architecture authors, read excerpts, and see illustrations. Share pictures and passages from your own book about architecture and home design.

Old House Renovation - Old House Renovation Pictures
Tell us about your old-house renovation project, share pictures of your old house, and see pictures of old house renovation projects submitted by our readers.

Reader Submissions: Old House Renovation
Tell us about your old-house renovation project, share pictures of your old house, and see pictures of old house renovation projects submitted by our readers.

Dream House - Draw Your Dream House
Imagine if you could have any house you wanted. Money is no object. What would that house look like? See the amazing houses submitted by our readers. Then send us a drawing, sketch, or computer rendering of your own dream house.

Reader Submissions: Dream Houses
Imagine if you could have any house you wanted. Money is no object. What would that house look like? See the amazing houses submitted by our readers. Then send us a drawing, sketch, or computer rendering of your own dream house.

Weird Buildings - Share Pictures of Weird Buildings
Ever seen an upside-down house? A building shaped like a tea cup or a shoe? A place that made you laugh out-loud? What's the weirdest building you've ever encountered? See the weird buildings submitted by our readers. Then tell us about a weird building you've seen. Better yet, send us a photo!

Reader Submissions: Palm Springs, California
Palm Springs, California is a virtual museum of mid-twentieth century architecture, with landmark examples of Desert Modernism, Googie architecture, Spanish Eclectic architecture, and so much more. Learn what our readers have discovered in Palm Springs and share your own stories and photos about architecture in Palm Springs.

Palm Springs Architecture - Share Pictures of Buildings in Palm Springs California
Palm Springs, California is a virtual museum of mid-twentieth century architecture, with landmark examples of Desert Modernism, Googie architecture, Spanish Eclectic architecture, and so much more. Learn what our readers have discovered in Palm Springs and share your own stories and photos about architecture in Palm Springs.

Reader Submissions: Weird Buildings
Ever seen an upside-down house? A building shaped like a tea cup or a shoe? A place that made you laugh out-loud? What's the weirdest building you've ever encountered? See the weird buildings submitted by our readers. Then tell us about a weird building you've seen. Better yet, send us a photo!

Queen Anne Victorians
Tell us about your Victorian Queen Anne house, share pictures of your Queen Anne house, and see pictures of Queen Anne houses submitted by our readers.

Reader Submissions: Great Monuments
Some of the world's most inspiring structures are monuments and memorials. See photos of monuments and memorials submitted by our readers, and share your own photos and stories.

Reader Submissions: Is your house a Queen Anne?
Tell us about your Victorian Queen Anne house, share pictures of your Queen Anne house, and see pictures of Queen Anne houses submitted by our readers.

Great Monuments - Share Photos of Great Monuments and Memorials
Some of the world's most inspiring structures are monuments and memorials. See photos of monuments and memorials submitted by our readers, and share your own photos and stories.

Reader Submissions: Haiti Pictures
Welcome to our pictorial record of architecture in Haiti, before and after the earthquake. Follow the links below to view Haiti pictures submitted by our readers. Also please help us add to this collection by uploading your own photographs of houses, churches, schools, stores, offices, and other buildings in Haiti.

Reader Submissions: Design a building for an alien planet
See buildings and structures our readers designed for alien planets where human conventions and earthly laws of physics don't apply. Then, take our architecture challenge: Submit your own designs for a far-away, alien world. architecture challenge

Childhood Creations - Submit Your Childhood Creations
Some of the most creative ideas come from the very young. On these pages readers tell about their earliest adventures in architecture. Find out about strange and wonderful things they made when they were children and teenagers. Then tell us about something you made when you were younger.

Reader Stories: Childhood Creations
Some of the most creative ideas come from the very young. On these pages readers tell about their earliest adventures in architecture. Find out about strange and wonderful things they made when they were children and teenagers. Then tell us about something you made when you were younger.

Reader Submissions: Is your house modern?
Tell us about your modern house, share pictures of your modern house, and see pictures of modern houses submitted by our readers.

Modern Houses - House Pictures - Modern House Pictures
Tell us about your modern house, share pictures of your modern house, and see pictures of modern houses submitted by our readers.

Architecture School Ratings - Rate Your School
Find ratings and reviews for schools that offer degree programs in architecture and related fields, including landscape architecture, urban design, industrial design, and interior design. Also add your own school ratings.

: Architecture School Ratings - Rate Your School>
Find ratings and reviews for schools that offer degree programs in architecture and related fields, including landscape architecture, urban design, industrial design, and interior design. Also add your own school ratings.

Bungalow Pictures
Tell us about your bungalow, share pictures of your bungalow style house, and see pictures of bungalows submitted by our readers.

Bungalow Pictures
Tell us about your bungalow, share pictures of your bungalow style house, and see pictures of bungalows submitted by our readers.

Bungalow Pictures
Tell us about your bungalow, share pictures of your bungalow style house, and see pictures of bungalows submitted by our readers.

Bungalow Pictures
Tell us about your bungalow, share pictures of your bungalow style house, and see pictures of bungalows submitted by our readers.

Reader Submissions: Is your house a Bungalow?
Tell us about your bungalow, share pictures of your bungalow style house, and see pictures of bungalows submitted by our readers.

New Home Construction - Building a New Home
Learn about new houses constructed by our readers, see photos of new houses, get home-building advice, and share your own experiences building a new house.

Reader Submissions: Building a New House
Learn about new houses constructed by our readers, see photos of new houses, get home-building advice, and share your own experiences building a new house.

Park51 Renderings - Reviews of the Park51 Renderings
Many people have criticized plans to build a Muslim community center near Ground Zero, the site of the 2001 terrorist attacks. However, architecture critics praise preliminary drawings for the modernist building. What's your view of the Park51 renderings? See what our readers think and add your own commentary.

Reader Submissions: Do you live in an old house?
Tell us about your old house, share pictures of your bungalow style house, and see pictures of bungalows submitted by our readers.

Old House - House Pictures - Pictures of Old Houses
Tell us about your old house, share pictures of your bungalow style house, and see pictures of bungalows submitted by our readers.

Reader Submissions: Design an Emergency Shelter
Every year, earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, and other natural disasters leave thousands of people homeless. Many more are displaced by wars and other man-made catastrophes. How can so many people be sheltered? Here are emergency housing solutions submitted by our readers, and a chance to submit your own ideas.

Emergency Shelter - Design an Emergency Shelter
Every year, earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, and other natural disasters leave thousands of people homeless. Many more are displaced by wars and other man-made catastrophes. How can so many people be sheltered? Here are emergency housing solutions submitted by our readers, and a chance to submit your own ideas.

House Color Questions - Get Help Choosing Paint for Your House
Share pictures of your house, get help choosing colors, and see house photos submitted by our readers.

Wedding Venue - Our Romantic Wedding Venue - Romantic Wedding Locations
Romantic architecture offers the perfect setting for a wedding. Browse these pages to find photos and stories about romantic wedding venues. Also, share your own wedding story and photos.

Reader Submissions: House Color Questions
Share pictures of your house, get help choosing colors, and see house photos submitted by our readers.

Reader Submissions: Romantic Wedding Venues
Romantic architecture offers the perfect setting for a wedding. Browse these pages to find photos and stories about romantic wedding venues. Also, share your own wedding story and photos.

: Spain - Great Architecture in Spain>
Spain! From the ancient Alhambra Palace to modernist works by Santiago Calatrava, the sunny country offers an exotic mix of architecture. Browse these pages to see photos and reviews submitted by our readers. At the end of each page, follow the links to learn more about great architecture in Spain.

Spain - Great Architecture in Spain
Spain! From the ancient Alhambra Palace to modernist works by Santiago Calatrava, the sunny country offers an exotic mix of architecture. Browse these pages to see photos and reviews submitted by our readers. At the end of each page, follow the links to learn more about great architecture in Spain.

: Park51 Renderings - Reviews of the Park51 Renderings>
Many people have criticized plans to build a Muslim community center near Ground Zero, the site of the 2001 terrorist attacks. However, architecture critics praise preliminary drawings for the modernist building. What's your view of the Park51 renderings? See what our readers think and add your own commentary.

The Caribbean - Great Architecture in the Caribbean Islands
Browse these pages to see photos and reviews submitted by our readers. At the end of each page, follow the links to learn more about architecture in the Caribbean islands.

: The Caribbean - Great Architecture in the Caribbean Islands>
Browse these pages to see photos and reviews submitted by our readers. At the end of each page, follow the links to learn more about architecture in the Caribbean islands.

Reader Submissions: New Orleans Pictures
Welcome to our pictorial record of architecture in New Orleans, before and after Hurricane Katrina. Follow the links below to view New Orleans pictures submitted by our readers. Also please help us add to this collection by uploading your own photographs of houses, churches, schools, stores, offices, and other buildings in New Orleans.

Architect's Portfolio - Designs by Architects and Design Professionals
See featured designs by architects and other design professionals. Also, submit your own project description for publication on the architecture pages at About.com.

Reader Submissions: Featured Projects by Architects and Design Professionals
See featured designs by architects and other design professionals. Also, submit your own project description for publication on the architecture pages at About.com.

Define Architecture - How to Define the Meaning of Architecture
What is architecture? Even great architects don't agree. Tell us how you define the word architecture, and read the definitions posted by others. Page 7.

Define Architecture - How to Define the Meaning of Architecture
What is architecture? Even great architects don't agree. Tell us how you define the word architecture, and read the definitions posted by others. Page 8.

Define Architecture - How to Define the Meaning of Architecture
What is architecture? Even great architects don't agree. Tell us how you define the word architecture, and read the definitions posted by others. Page 3.

Define Architecture - How to Define the Meaning of Architecture
What is architecture? Even great architects don't agree. Tell us how you define the word architecture, and read the definitions posted by others. Page 4.

Define Architecture - How to Define the Meaning of Architecture
What is architecture? Even great architects don't agree. Tell us how you define the word architecture, and read the definitions posted by others. Page 5.

Define Architecture - How to Define the Meaning of Architecture
What is architecture? Even great architects don't agree. Tell us how you define the word architecture, and read the definitions posted by others. Page 6.

Cape Cod Houses - House Pictures - Cape Cod House Pictures
Tell us about your Cape Cod house, share pictures of your Cape Cod house, and see pictures of Cape Cod houses submitted by our readers.

Reader Submissions: Is your house a Cape Cod?
Tell us about your Cape Cod house, share pictures of your Cape Cod house, and see pictures of Cape Cod houses submitted by our readers.

Define Architecture - How to Define the Meaning of Architecture
What is architecture? Even great architects don't agree. Tell us how you define the word architecture, and read the definitions posted by others. Page 2.

Reader Submissions: House Style Questions
Share pictures of your house, get help with questions about the architecture of your home, and see house photos submitted by our readers.

Get Answers to Questions About Your Home
Share pictures of your house, get help with questions about the architecture of your home, and see house photos submitted by our readers.

Define Architecture - How to Define the Meaning of Architecture
What is architecture? Even great architects don't agree. Tell us how you define the word architecture, and read the definitions posted by others.

: South America - Great Architecture in South America>
Browse these pages to see photos and reviews submitted by our readers. At the end of each page, follow the links to learn more about architecture in South America.

Words in Architecture
Share your views on the use and misuse of inscribed words in building design, and see what other readers think.

Domes - Favorite Domes and Domed Buildings
What's your favorite domed building? Tell us what you like about the dome and read what others have written.

House With a Strange Roof - Comment on the House With a Strange Roof
Use this simple form to comment on the

World Wonders - World's Most Wonderful Buildings and Structures
Of all the world's buildings and structures, ancient and modern, which one is THE greatest? Add to our list of World Wonders, and see which architecture ranks the highest.

Colors for a Red-Roof House - Pick colors for a house with a red roof
Discuss color ideas for house with a red tile roof. Also find resources for picking house colors and siding.

Architecture that Inspires - Places for Artists and Writers and Creative Thinkers
Writers, artists, and other creative people often find inspiration in their homes and studios. Our readers pick these places for artistic work.

Math in Architecture - Is Beauty in Architecture Mathematical
We need math to design buildings that are strong and stable. Is math also necessary to design buildings that are beautiful? Can great architecture be expressed in a mathematical formula? Share your ideas, and read what others have written.

Best Architecture Novel - Recommend an Architecture Novel
Architects are heroes in many great novels. What's your favorite fun, fictional book about Architecture? Who wrote the novel? What made that novel so great?

School Architecture - How Can We Build Better Schools
Students learn best when they have a safe, comfortable space to interact with their teacher and classmates. What features would you include in the design of your dream school building? Share your vision, and read what others have written.

School Design - Is Your School Beautiful
Every school offers its own unique landscape. Tell us about the buildings and grounds at your school, college, or university, and read what others have written.

Architecture Charities - Non-Profit Organizations and Social Service for Building and Construction
These emergency relief organizations and volunteer groups help provide desperately needed construction and design services. Find recommended charities, and tell us your favorite non-profit organizations for building and design services.

What Makes a Neighborhood Great? - Urban Design Poll - Describe the Ideal Neighborhood
Many people say that we need to re-think the way we design our neighborhoods. But how? Tell us what features you look for in an ideal neighborhood, and read what others have written.

Architecture Reference Books - What's the Most Important Reference Book for Architecture
What's the most important reference book for architecture? Tell us the title and author of the book you find THE most important, and describe why you recommend it.

Shopping Plaza Design - What Style Is Your Shopping Plaza
How would you describe the shopping plaza in your town? What architectural details do you notice? What styles are the buildings? Describe your town's shopping plaza, and read what others have written.

Modern Buildings - Favorite Buildings from Modern Times
What's your favorite modern? Tell us what makes the building great, and read what others have written. Page 2.

Modern Buildings - Favorite Buildings from Modern Times
What's your favorite modern? Tell us what makes the building great, and read what others have written.

Colours for a Lattice Fence - Pick House Paint Colors - Lattice Fence Colors
The owner would like to paint her lattice fence. What colors do you suggest? Suggest ideas, and read what others have written.

New York World Trade Center - What's Your Vision for New York - Rebuilding the New York World Trade Center
After many years of planning, New York City is rebuilding on the World Trade Center site that was destroyed by terrorists on September 11, 2001. Some critics question the building designs and dispute the master plan. What's your vision for New York City?

Colors for Stucco and Brick - Pick House Paint Colors - Stucco and Brick house
The combination of stucco, brick, and vinyl on this home make choosing colors especially difficult. What colors would you pick?

Colors for a California Contemporary Home - Pick House Paint Colors - California Contemporary
What colors would bring out the beauty of this contemporary home in California?

Paint this Dutch Colonial Anything But White - Pick House Paint Colors - Dutch Colonial Revival
The owner of this Dutch Colonial Revival home says she does not want white. But, what else will go with the red roof?

Must-See Cities in the USA - Best American Cities for Architecture
Every city has its architectural wonders, from historic monuments to soaring new skyscrapers. What's the best American city for exploring architecture? Tell us your favorite city, and read what others have written.

Architect Qualities - What qualities make a great architect
What qualities does it takes to be a great architect? Optimism? Realism? Persistence? Insanity? Tell us what qualities or personality traits you think an architect should have, and read what others have written. Page 3.

Architect Qualities - What qualities make a great architect
What qualities does it takes to be a great architect? Optimism? Realism? Persistence? Insanity? Tell us what qualities or personality traits you think an architect should have, and read what others have written. Page 2.

Architect Qualities - What qualities make a great architect
What qualities does it takes to be a great architect? Optimism? Realism? Persistence? Insanity? Tell us what qualities or personality traits you think an architect should have, and read what others have written. Page 4.

Architect Qualities - What qualities make a great architect
What qualities does it takes to be a great architect? Optimism? Realism? Persistence? Insanity? Tell us what qualities or personality traits you think an architect should have, and read what others have written.

Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings - Favorite Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings
What's your favorite building by Frank Lloyd Wright? Tell us what you like about the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, and read what others have written.

Bungalow Colors - Pick House Paint Colors
The owner of this charming bungalow is looking for colors that suit the period and style. What colors would you pick?

Colors for a Folk Victorian House - Pick House Paint Colors
What colors would you pick for this rambling Folk Victorian house?

Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings - Favorite Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings
What's your favorite building by Frank Lloyd Wright? Tell us what you like about the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, and read what others have written. Page 3.

Accent Colors for a Traditional Farmhouse - Pick House Paint Colors
The owner would like to add color accents to this traditional farmhouse. What colors do you suggest?

Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings - Favorite Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings
What's your favorite building by Frank Lloyd Wright? Tell us what you like about the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, and read what others have written. Page 2.

Does a Colonial House Have to be White - Pick House Paint Colors
Does a Colonial house have to be white? What colors would you pick for this Colonial home?

Purple and Yellow Bungalow - Pick House Paint Colors
When the owners bought this Texas bungalow, it was smothered under aluminum siding. Now it's zippy purple and yellow. But do the colors work?

Add Color to a Gray Ranch - Pick House Paint Colors
Readers suggest great solutions for a drab, gray Ranch house. What colors would you pick?

New Colors For Ranch House - Pick House Paint Colors
This ranch style house used to be sided in natural cedar, but the previous owners painted the wood and the foundation a dull white. What colors would you pick?

Colors for a Remodeled House - Pick House Paint Colors
The owners of this remodeled house are looking for color ideas that will bring out the architectural details. What colors would you pick?

Queen Anne Colors - Pick House Paint Colors
The new owners of this Queen Anne Victorian are planning major repairs. What colors would bring out the beauty of the home?

Happy Colors for an Historic Bungalow - Pick House Paint Colors
Are historic colors always drab? What colors would you paint this Bungalow?

New Colors For Cedar Siding - Pick House Paint Colors
This ranch style house used to be sided in natural cedar, but the previous owners painted the wood and the foundation a dull white. What colors would you pick?

Craftsman Colors - Pick House Paint Colors
This Craftsman house is sided with green aluminum siding and brown board and batten. The owner wants to change the color scheme. What colors would you pick?

Color This Victorian - Pick House Paint Colors
Should the owners of this Victorian house paint this Victorian house pink, tan, or something else? What colors would you pick?

Spooky Buildings - Scary Buildings - Haunted Architecture
Do some buildings give you the creeps? Tell us about the spookiest building you've ever seen, and read what others have written. Page 2.

Spooky Buildings - Scary Buildings - Haunted Architecture
Do some buildings give you the creeps? Tell us about the spookiest building you've ever seen, and read what others have written. Page 3.

Color This Mansard Mansion - Pick House Paint Colors
The high mansard roof on this Second Empire style house brand new, and now the house needs new colors for the trim and the siding. Should the trim color be a darker or lighter color than the body? What colors would you pick?

Spooky Buildings - Scary Buildings - Haunted Architecture
Do some buildings give you the creeps? Tell us about the spookiest building you've ever seen, and read what others have written.

Neverland - Share Your Dreams For Neverland - Michael Jackson's Home at Neverland
Pop star Michael Jackson built a Disney-like fantasyland at his California home, Neverland. Now that Michael Jackson is gone, how should Neverland be used? Page 3.

Neverland - Share Your Dreams For Neverland - Michael Jackson's Home at Neverland
Pop star Michael Jackson built a Disney-like fantasyland at his California home, Neverland. Now that Michael Jackson is gone, how should Neverland be used?

Neverland - Share Your Dreams For Neverland - Michael Jackson's Home at Neverland
Pop star Michael Jackson built a Disney-like fantasyland at his California home, Neverland. Now that Michael Jackson is gone, how should Neverland be used? Page 2.

Favorite Architecture Gifts - Gifts For Architecture and Home Design
What's the best gift you've ever given - or received! - related to architecture or home design? Where did you find it? What made the gift special? Share your gift ideas, and see gift suggestions from our readers.

Save Energy - Tell How You Save Energy - See How Others Save Energy
You don't have to do a complete remodel to save energy. Even small changes can make a big difference in your utility bills. Have you found a way to save energy at your house? Share your energy-saving tips.

House Color Tools - Share Your House Color Tips
Have you discovered a handy tool for selecting colors for your house? Do you know any tricks to help homeowners pick the best colors? Tell us how you do it, and read tips from other readers.

Architectural Salvage - Favorite Architectural Salvage Finds
Readers tell about exciting architectural salvage finds at architectural salvage centers, garage sales, and demolition sites.

Secrets to a Peaceful Home - How to build or remodel a calm and peaceful home
Your home is your sanctuary from outside worries and stresses. Read home design tips and tell us your own secrets for creating a peaceful home.

Eero Saarinen Design - Favorite Eero Saarinen Design
What's your favorite work by Eero Saarinen? Tell us what you like about Eero Saarinen, and read what others have written.

Architecture Software - Architecture Software Reviews
Have you ever used architecture software? Do you have a favorite computer program for designing buildings, houses, floor plans, and landscapes? Have you tried a program that didn't work out? Tell us the good and the bad.

Best Skyscraper Movie - Recommend a Skyscraper Movie
What's the best movie you've ever seen about skyscrapers or great buildings? What happened? Who starred? What made that film so great? Recommend your favorite skyscraper film.

Is the South Bank Ugly - Tell Us What You Think of the South Bank in London
One reader calls the South Bank in London a

Storage Secrets - Where do you store your belongings
No matter how many closets you have, there never seems to be enough storage space. Have you found a creative way to add storage to your home?

Design a Healthy Home - How to make your home healthy
To design a healthy home, it's so important to choose healthy, environmentally-friendly paints, furnishings, and construction materials. Where do you begin? Tell us what steps you've taken to make your own home a healthier place.

Unusual Bathrooms - Tell Us About Unusual Bathrooms - Bathroom Design
No matter how grownup we try to be, the very mention of bathrooms can make us giggle. But architects and engineers work hard to design bathrooms that are pleasant and practical. Have you ever encountered a really unusual bathroom? Tell us all about it!

Dumb Design - Silly and Impractical Buildings - Dumb Architecture
Architects aren't perfect. Among the great museums, theaters, skyscrapers, and stadiums, there are some doozies. Maybe they're impractical, silly looking, or just plain dumb. What famous buildings are the dumbest?

Is America Ugly - Urban Design Poll - Tell Us Whether America Is Ugly
New Urbanist thinker James Howard Kunstler says that America's Cities have become unattractive and inhumane. Do you agree? Page 2.

Is America Ugly - Urban Design Poll - Tell Us Whether America Is Ugly
New Urbanist thinker James Howard Kunstler says that America's Cities have become unattractive and inhumane. Do you agree?

Tell Us Your House Horror Tales - What Went Wrong At Your House
If you've ever designed, built, or purchased a home, then you know that many things can go wrong. Use this simple form to tell us your house horror tales.

Give Your House Curb Appeal - How We Added Curb Appeal to Our Homes
Curb appeal is that elusive quality that makes a house warm, welcoming, interesting, and inviting. Have you discovered a way to bring out the beauty in your own home? Tell us what you did to add curb appeal.

1929 Stucco Home - Comment on the 1929 Stucco Home
Use this simple form to comment on the 1929 Stucco Home featured in our House Style Workshop, and read what others have to say about the house.

English Cottage Revival Home - Comment on the English Cottage Revival Home
Use this simple form to comment on the English Cottage Revival Home featured in our House Style Workshop, and read what others have to say about the house.

Skyscrapers - Favorite Skyscrapers and Tall Buildings
What's your favorite skyscraper? Tell us what you like about the skyscraper, and read what others have written. Page 2.

Skyscrapers - Favorite Skyscrapers and Tall Buildings
What's your favorite skyscraper? Tell us what you like about the skyscraper, and read what others have written.

Stucco House With New Roof - Pick House Paint Colors - Stucco House Colors
This stucco house has a brand new roof. What colors should the owner paint the house and trim? Suggest color ideas, and read what others have written.

Brick Rowhouse - Comment on the Brick Row House
Use this simple form to comment on the brick rowhouse featured in our House Style Workshop, and read what others have to say about the house.

Save on Building Costs - Share Your Saving Tips
Have you found a creative way to cut costs when building or remodeling? How did you save money?