Architecture Sitemap - Page 8 2016-09-26

James B. Arthur House - Queen Anne Victorian
James B. Arthur, prominent entrepreneur, pioneer, and one-time Mayor of FortCollins, built this stunning Queen Anne Victorian in 1882 for he and his wife tolive in. The Arthurs' entertained Fort Collins elite in their triple-layeredbrick and locally-quarried sandstone construction building. Page 10.

Queen Anne House Pictures - Queen Anne House in New Hampshire
This Victorian home on Court St. in Keene, New Hampshire has classic Queen Anne features: a turret, a wrap-around porch, and patterned shingles in the gable. Page 9.

Queen Anne House Pictures - Naugatuck Queen Anne
Located in the Hillside Historic District of Naugatuck, Connecticut, this Queen Anne Victorian has a Colonial Revival flair. Page 8.

Queen Anne House Pictures - Mock Queen Anne
This house in Redondo Beach, California began as a bungalow but was remodeled to look like a Queen Anne Victorian. Not much of the original structure remains.

Queen Anne House Pictures - Chicago Queen Anne
The Sullivan family lived in this Victorian house on the north side of Chicago from 1940 until 1981. The house has an open staircase in the front hall and a small back staircase by the kitchen. There are double doors into the house. This small foyer has a tiled floor. Page 7.

Queen Anne House Pictures - Queen Anne Funeral Home
Built in 1898, this Queen Anne house was originally used as a funeral home, with family quarters upstairs. The house has vinyl siding and other modern renovations, but old tales of ghosts and hauntings abound. Page 26.

Queen Anne House Pictures - Transplanted Queen Anne House
This Queen Anne Victorian house was built 1896 in Pasadena, California. In 2002 it was cut in half with a chain saw and moved to San Pedro, California. This photo was taken in the summer of 2004. Work was near completion and the owners were moving in. Page 4.

Queen Anne House Pictures - Queen Anne With Patterned Shingles
Patterned wood shingles give texture to the siding of this Queen Anne Victorian in Saco, Maine. Also note the sunburst design in the gable. Page 5.

Queen Anne House Pictures - Queen Anne With Stick Details
Built in 1889, this Queen Anne home has

Queen Anne House Pictures - Kansas Queen Anne


Southwestern Queen Anne - Photos of Queen Anne Architecture
Built in 1905, this relatively modest brick home has many features of Queen Anne architecture. Notice the complicated roof and the wrap-around porch. From charming cottages to towered mansions, these photographs show the beauty and variety of Victorian Queen Anne style houses. Page 2.

Is your house a Queen Anne? Picts of Popular Victorians
From charming cottages to towered mansions, these photographs show the beauty and variety of Victorian Queen Anne style houses.

Is your house a Queen Anne? Picts of Popular Victorians
From charming cottages to towered mansions, these photographs show the beauty and variety of Victorian Queen Anne style houses.

Queen Anne House Pictures - Yellow Brick Queen Anne
From charming cottages to towered mansions, these photographs show the beauty and variety of Victorian Queen Anne style houses. Page 14.

Queen Anne House Pictures - Folk Victorian Cottage
Nestled on a Colorado mountainside, this Folk Victorian cottage has whimsical Queen Anne details. From charming cottages to towered mansions, these photographs show the beauty and variety of Victorian Queen Anne style houses. Page 21.

Queen Anne House Pictures - Queen Anne with Gingerbread


Queen Anne House Pictures - Queen Anne Home with Spindles
Lavished with spindle details, this elaborate Queen Anne house perches on the hillside like an enormous wedding cake. From charming cottages to towered mansions, these photographs show the beauty and variety of Victorian Queen Anne style houses. Page 19.

Remodeled Queen Anne
Photo of a remodeled Queen Anne house. Page 23.

Queen Anne House Pictures - Queen Anne Home with Aluminum Siding
This Queen Anne style house has been covered with aluminum siding. The Victorian trim is lost. From charming cottages to towered mansions, these photographs show the beauty and variety of Victorian Queen Anne style houses. Page 25.

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

The Architecture of Wrought Iron and Cast Iron
Cast iron as a building material was a global phenomenon during the 19th century Industrial Revolution. Learn more about cast iron and wrought iron.

What is a Cob House? Simple Earth Architecture
Made of clay-like clumps of earth, cob homes are generally smooth and sculpted with sloping walls. Learn more.

Baghdad, Iraq Skyline - Iraq Photos - Architecture in Iraq
Baghdad is a sprawling city with wide roads to accommodate heavy traffic. US military personnel and relief workers have contributed these remarkable photographs of ancient ruins, mosques, palaces, and other great buildings in Babylon, Baghdad, and other parts of Iraq.

Damaged Mosque, Baghdad, Iraq - Iraq Photos - Architecture in Iraq
During his travels, Daniel B. Grünberg observed fifty mosques that had been damaged by bomb fragments and blasts during past warfare in Baghdad. US military personnel and relief workers have contributed these remarkable photographs of ancient ruins, mosques, palaces, and other great buildings in Babylon, Baghdad, and other parts of Iraq. Page 19.

Copy of the Ishtar Gate (Bab Ishtar) - Iraq Photos - Architecture in Iraq
Reproduction of the legendary Ishtar Gate (Bab Ishtar) in Babylon. US military personnel and relief workers have contributed these remarkable photographs of ancient ruins, mosques, palaces, and other great buildings in Babylon, Baghdad, and other parts of Iraq. Page 14.

Ancient City of Babylon - Iraq Photos - Architecture in Iraq
Marines approach the ancient city of Babylon in Iraq. US military personnel and relief workers have contributed these remarkable photographs of ancient ruins, mosques, palaces, and other great buildings in Babylon, Baghdad, and other parts of Iraq. Page 6.

The former Mustansiriya University, Baghdad, Iraq - Iraq Photos - Architecture in Iraq
The medieval Mustansiriya University has survived the centuries and stands tribute to an era when Baghdad was at the center of culture and learning. US military personnel and relief workers have contributed these remarkable photographs of ancient ruins, mosques, palaces, and other great buildings in Babylon, Baghdad, and other parts of Iraq. Page 25.

King Nebuchadnezzar's Palace Courtyard - Iraq Photos - Architecture in Iraq
In ancient days, the common folk gathered in the main courtyard of King Nebuchadnezzar's palace. The walls were rebuilt by Saddam Hussein over the ancient site. US military personnel and relief workers have contributed these remarkable photographs of ancient ruins, mosques, palaces, and other great buildings in Babylon, Baghdad, and other parts of Iraq. Page 20.

King Nebuchadnezzar's Palace Throne Room - Iraq Photos - Architecture in Iraq
In Nebuchadnezzar's throne room, the bricks at the foundation are original. The others were added by Saddam Hussein's work force. US military personnel and relief workers have contributed these remarkable photographs of ancient ruins, mosques, palaces, and other great buildings in Babylon, Baghdad, and other parts of Iraq. Page 22.

King Nebuchadnezzar's Throne - Iraq Photos - Architecture in Iraq
A Marine stands on King Nebuchadnezzar's throne in Babylon. US military personnel and relief workers have contributed these remarkable photographs of ancient ruins, mosques, palaces, and other great buildings in Babylon, Baghdad, and other parts of Iraq. Page 21.

Brickwork in King Nebuchadnezzar's Palace - Iraq Photos - Architecture in Iraq
In the throne room of King Nebuchadnezzar's palace, Saddam Hussein built much of the brickwork over the ruins. US military personnel and relief workers have contributed these remarkable photographs of ancient ruins, mosques, palaces, and other great buildings in Babylon, Baghdad, and other parts of Iraq. Page 23.

King Nebuchadnezzar's Palace in ancient Babylon - Iraq Photos - Architecture in Iraq
In these helicopter views, you can see ancient ruins of King Nebuchadnezzar's palace. US military personnel and relief workers have contributed these remarkable photographs of ancient ruins, mosques, palaces, and other great buildings in Babylon, Baghdad, and other parts of Iraq. Page 5.

Original Walls of Babylon - Iraq Photos - Architecture in Iraq
In 604 to 562 B.C., thick masonry walls were built around Babylon. US military personnel and relief workers have contributed these remarkable photographs of ancient ruins, mosques, palaces, and other great buildings in Babylon, Baghdad, and other parts of Iraq. Page 8.

Babylon Roadway - Procession Street in Babylon - Iraq Photos - Architecture in Iraq
Procession Street is a wide, walled roadway through the ancient city of Babylon. US military personnel and relief workers have contributed these remarkable photographs of ancient ruins, mosques, palaces, and other great buildings in Babylon, Baghdad, and other parts of Iraq. Page 15.

Procession Street in Babylon - Iraq Photos - Architecture in Iraq
Views of Saddam Hussein's palace and the ancient palace of King Nebuchadnezzar can be seen from Procession Street. US military personnel and relief workers have contributed these remarkable photographs of ancient ruins, mosques, palaces, and other great buildings in Babylon, Baghdad, and other parts of Iraq. Page 16.

Ancient ruins of King Hammurabi in Babylon, Iraq - Iraq Photos - Architecture in Iraq
US military personnel and relief workers have contributed these remarkable photographs of ancient ruins, mosques, palaces, and other great buildings in Babylon, Baghdad, and other parts of Iraq. Page 24.

Aerial View of Saddam Hussein's Palace - Iraq Photos - Architecture in Iraq
In this photo taken from a helicopter, you can see Saddam Hussein's Presidential Palace and important sites from ancient Babylon. US military personnel and relief workers have contributed these remarkable photographs of ancient ruins, mosques, palaces, and other great buildings in Babylon, Baghdad, and other parts of Iraq. Page 3.

Saddam Hussein's Presidential Palace - Iraq Photos - Architecture in Iraq
Taken from a helicopter, this photo shows an aerial view of Saddam's Presidential Palace. US military personnel and relief workers have contributed these remarkable photographs of ancient ruins, mosques, palaces, and other great buildings in Babylon, Baghdad, and other parts of Iraq. Page 4.

Walls of Babylon Rebuit - Iraq Photos - Architecture in Iraq
New bricks stand atop ancient foundations at the wall of Babylon. US military personnel and relief workers have contributed these remarkable photographs of ancient ruins, mosques, palaces, and other great buildings in Babylon, Baghdad, and other parts of Iraq. Page 10.

Iraq Photos - Architecture in Iraq - Abbasid Castle, Baghdad, Iraq
US military personnel and relief workers have contributed these remarkable photographs of ancient ruins, mosques, palaces, and other great buildings in Babylon, Baghdad, and other parts of Iraq. Shown here: Abbasid Castle, Baghdad, Iraq. Page 13.

Iraq Photos - Architecture in Iraq - Al Kadhimain Mosque Detail
Picture of Al Kadhimain Mosque Detail. US military personnel and relief workers have contributed these remarkable photographs of ancient ruins, mosques, palaces, and other great buildings in Babylon, Baghdad, and other parts of Iraq. Page 18.

Iraq Photos - Architecture in Iraq - Al Kadhimain Mosque, Baghdad, Iraq
Shown here: Al Kadhimain Mosque, Baghdad, Iraq. US military personnel and relief workers have contributed these remarkable photographs of ancient ruins, mosques, palaces, and other great buildings in Babylon, Baghdad, and other parts of Iraq. Page 17.

Ancient Walls of Babylon - Iraq Photos - Architecture in Iraq
In its glory, Babylon was surrounded by thick masonry walls ornamented with images of the ancient God of Marduk. US military personnel and relief workers have contributed these remarkable photographs of ancient ruins, mosques, palaces, and other great buildings in Babylon, Baghdad, and other parts of Iraq. Page 7.

Ancient Coliseum (rebuilt) Babylon, Iraq - Iraq Photos - Architecture in Iraq
A Marine sits on the steps of the ancient coliseum rebuilt by Saddam Hussein's labor force. US military personnel and relief workers have contributed these remarkable photographs of ancient ruins, mosques, palaces, and other great buildings in Babylon, Baghdad, and other parts of Iraq. Page 12.

Babylon Coliseum - Iraq Photos - Architecture in Iraq
The ancient coliseum of Babylon was rebuilt by Saddam Hussein's labor force. US military personnel and relief workers have contributed these remarkable photographs of ancient ruins, mosques, palaces, and other great buildings in Babylon, Baghdad, and other parts of Iraq. Page 11.

Plan of the City of Babylon - Iraq Photos - Architecture in Iraq
US military personnel and relief workers have contributed these remarkable photographs of ancient ruins, mosques, palaces, and other great buildings in Babylon, Baghdad, and other parts of Iraq. Page 2.

Babylon Ruins - Iraq Photos - Architecture in Iraq
Amidst the ruins of ancient Babylon, children look to the future. US military personnel and relief workers have contributed these remarkable photographs of ancient ruins, mosques, palaces, and other great buildings in Babylon, Baghdad, and other parts of Iraq. Page 26.

Ancient Walls of Babylon - Iraq Photos - Architecture in Iraq
Images of the ancient God of Marduk ornament walls near the Ishtar gate. US military personnel and relief workers have contributed these remarkable photographs of ancient ruins, mosques, palaces, and other great buildings in Babylon, Baghdad, and other parts of Iraq. Page 9.

Architecture in the Middle East - Soldiers in Iraq
US military personnel and relief workers have contributed these remarkable photographs of ancient ruins, mosques, palaces, and other great buildings in Babylon, Baghdad, and other parts of Iraq.

Architecture in the Middle East - Soldiers in Iraq
US military personnel and relief workers have contributed these remarkable photographs of ancient ruins, mosques, palaces, and other great buildings in Babylon, Baghdad, and other parts of Iraq.

Salmon-Colored Stucco, Color Ideas From Art Deco
Art deco buildings in Miami Beach are part of our gallery of house paint pictures of color ideas in shades of rose. Page 5.

Pink and White Victorian Cottage, A Popular Color Choice
Browse our gallery of house paint pictures, including this cotton candy colored Queen Anne cottage in Jackson, New Hampshire. Page 4.

Shocking Pink Bungalow House Paint Color Ideas
Shocking pink siding on a quaint Craftsman-style bungalow? Browse these house paint color pictures for ideas on how to use shades of pink. Page 3.

Salmon House Paint Color for a Neo-Mediterranean House
Browse our gallery of house paint pictures for rose-colored paint ideas, including this stucco estate in Delray Beach, Florida. Page 6.

Coral Colored Stucco House, Paint Color Ideas To Share
Many shades of coral and cream accent the details of this large Victorian home in the Northeast. Browse our gallery for more color ideas. Page 7.

House Paint Color Guide - Balance the House Paint Colors
What color should you paint your house? This much red might be overpowering on a large house, but for this cozy cottage in Los Angeles, well-balanced splashes of cherry red add charm. Browse our gallery of house paint pictures for more color ideas. Page 12.

House Paint Colors to Complement Brick and Stone
Color scheme to complement the brick and stone on a Queen Anne house. Page 6.

House Paint Color Color Guide - Colorful Cottages
When houses are clustered close together, they create a unified color scheme. Each home is distinct, but also part of a larger picture. Browse our gallery of house paint pictures for more color ideas. Page 3.

House Paint Color Guide - House Paint Colors for Dramatic Accents
What color should you paint your house? Darker shades are best for accenting recesses, while lighter tones will highlight details that project from the wall surface. Browse our gallery of house paint pictures for more color ideas. Page 10.

House Paint Color Color Guide - Jazzy Colors for an Old House in St. Augustine Florida
You might quickly tire of green and pink, but it does attract shoppers to the antique shop located inside this bungalow in St. Augustine, Florida. Browse our gallery of house paint pictures for more color ideas. Page 2.

House Paint Colors to Match a Green Roof
See how a muted green colors complement the roof on this Victorian home. Browse our gallery of house paint pictures for more color ideas. Page 5.

House Paint Color Guide - Subtle House Paint Color Combinations at the Harriet Beecher Stowe House
Author Harriet Beecher Stowe used subtle shades of green, without dramatic contrasts, for her Connecticut home. Browse our gallery of house paint pictures for more color ideas. Page 11.

House Paint Color Guide - Detail Colors for a Victorian House
Gray accents add depth to the details on this sunny yellow Victorian home in St. Augustine, Florida. Also note the touches of red. Browse our gallery of house paint pictures for more color ideas. Page 8.

House Paint Color Color Guide - Historic House Paint Colors at Roseland Cottage
The coral and black color scheme at the historic Roseland Cottage is recreated from the original Victorian color palette. Browse our gallery of house paint pictures for more color ideas.

House Paint Color Guide - Classic White House Paint Colors at Hill-Stead Museum
White is a classic choice for stately buildings like the Colonial Revival Hill-Stead Museum in Farmington, Connecticut. Browse our gallery of house paint pictures for more color ideas. Page 9.

House Paint Color Color Guide - Nature's Colors - Garden-Inspired House Colors
A colorful garden inspired the paint color for this cheerful bungalow. Browse our gallery of house paint pictures for more color ideas. Page 4.

Frank Lloyd Wright's Cherokee Red House Paint Colors
What was Frank Lloyd Wright favorite color? Cherokee Red! Would Wright's red be a good color pick for your house painting project? Page 7.

Alexander Home - Twin Palms Neighborhood - Palm Springs California Alexander Home
Working with several architects, George Alexander constructed more than 2,500 homes in Palm Springs and established a modernist style that was imitated throughout the United States. Page 2.

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway Alpine Station
Palm Springs Aerial Tramway Alpine Station at the top of the Tram in Palm Springs, California. 1961-1963. E. Stewart Williams, architect.

Miller House by Richard Neutra - Modern Houses
The modern houses in these pictures illustrate bold new ideas in home design. Shown here: The sleek glass and steel Miller House is an example of Desert modernism. Richard Neutra, architect. Page 15.

Edris House by E. Stewart Williams in Palm Springs, CA
Learn about the Edris House in Little Tuscany Estates, Palm Springs, California. E. Stewart Williams, architect. Page 10.

Alexander Steel House by Donald Wexler in Palm Springs, CA
Between 1961 and 1962, the Alexander Construction Company set a new tone for prefab housing with several steel houses in Palm Springs, California. Donald Wexler and Richard Harrison, architects. Page 3.

Butterfly Roof on House in Palm Springs California
Constructed during the mid-twentieth century, this home in Palm Springs, California had an angular butterfly roof. Page 6.

Bob Hope House in Palm Springs - Palm Springs California
The Bob Hope house in Palm Springs, California. 1979. John Lautner, architect. Page 5.

Coachella Valley Savings and Loan - Washington Mutual - Palm Springs California
Coachella Valley Savings and Loan (now Washington Mutual), 499 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, California. E. Stewart Williams, architect. Page 7.

Community Church - Palm Springs California Community Church
The Community Church in Palm Springs, California. Dedicated in 1936. Charles Tanner, architect. Northern addition by Harry. J. Williams. Page 8.

Circular Room at Arthur Elrod House by John Lautner - Palm Springs California
The Arthur Elrod House in Palm Springs, California was used in the James Bond film, Diamonds are Forever. John Lautner, architect. Page 11.

Kaufman House by Richard Neutra, Palm Springs, CA
Kaufmann House in Palm Springs, California. 1946. Richard Neutra, architect. Page 14.

Frey House II - Palm Springs Home of Architect Albert Frey
Completed in 1963, Albert Frey's International Style Frey House II is set in the craggy mountainside overlooking Palm Springs, California. Page 13.

The Indian Canyons Golf Club - The Canyon - Palm Springs
Indian Canyons Golf Club, Palm Springs, California. Page 12.

Oasis Hotel in Palm Springs, California
Lloyd Wright, son of the famous Frank Lloyd Wright, designed the Art Deco Oasis Hotel and Tower, located behind the Oasis Commercial Building designed by E. Stewart Williams. The hotel was built in 1925, and the commercial building in 1952. Page 16.

Palm Springs City Hall - Palm Springs California City Hall
City Hall in Palm Springs, California. Started in 1952. Albert Frey, John Porter Clark, Robson Chambers, and E. Stewart Williams, architects. Page 19.

Palm Springs Airport Main Terminal, Palm Springs, California
Designed by architect Donald Wexler, the main terminal of Palm Springs International Airport has a unique tensile structured canopy, conveying a sense of lightness and flight. Started in 1965. Page 17.

Sinatra House by E. Stewart Williams. Palm Springs, California
The Sinatra House in Twin Palms Estates, 1148 Alejo Road, Palm Springs, California. E. Stewart Williams, architect. 1946. Page 21.

Ship of the Desert - Palm Springs California Modern House
Ship of the Desert, a Streamline Moderne home in Palm Springs, California. 1936. Wilson and Webster, architects. Page 20.

Swiss Miss House on Rose Avenue in Palm Springs, California
Photo of a Swiss Miss style house on Rose Avenue in the Vista Las Palmas neighborhood, Palm Springs, California during the mid-20th century. Page 23.

St. Theresa Catholic Church, Palm Springs, California
St. Theresa Catholic Church in Palm Springs, California. 1968. William Cody, architect. Page 22.

Palm Springs Art Museum - Palm Springs Desert Museum. CA
The Palm Springs Art Museum, formerly known as the Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, California. 1976. E. Stewart Williams, architect. Page 18.

Del Marcos Hotel - Palm Springs California Del Marcos Hotel
The Del Marcos Hotel in Palm Springs, California. 1947. William F. Cody, architect. Page 9.

Tramway Gas Station, Palm Springs California Visitors Center
The Tramway Gas Station became a landmark of mid-century modernism. See the Tramway Gas Station, now the visitors center for Palm Springs, California. Page 24.

Sample the Architecture of Palm Springs, California
Palm Springs, California combines mountain views with an eclectic mix of Spanish Revival and mid-twentieth century modern buildings. Browse this photo gallery for architecture's best.

Spanish Revival House in Palm Springs, California
Spanish Revival home in Palm Springs, California. Page 25.

Welwood Murray Memorial Library, Palm Springs, California
Welwood Murray Memorial Library in Palm Springs, California. 1940. John Porter Clark, architect. Rear addition in the 1950s by Harry J. Williams. Page 26.

Sample the Architecture of Palm Springs, California
Palm Springs, California combines mountain views with an eclectic mix of Spanish Revival and mid-twentieth century modern buildings. Browse this photo gallery for architecture's best.

Royal Hawaiian Estates - Tiki Style Condos in Palm Springs, CA
Architects Donald Wexler and Richard Harrison combined modernist ideas with tiki themes when they designed the Royal Hawaiian Estates condominium complex in south Palm Springs, California. Page 4.

Symmetry is Dead and Blobitecture Killed It
BLOBS were at first an acronym for Binary Large Objects. As personal computers became more powerful, BLOBS could be used to design and build larger and larger objects, such as buildings. Learn which architects have been associated with blobism.

Unity Temple Interior by Frank Lloyd Wright - Frank Lloyd Wright Exhibit at the Guggenheim
Built in 1905–08, Unity Temple in Oak Park, Illinois shows Frank Lloyd Wright's early use of open space. This photo of the church interior was featured in a 2009 exhibit at the Guggenheim Museum. Page 20.

Unity Temple Drawing by Frank Lloyd Wright - Frank Lloyd Wright Exhibit at the Guggenheim
Frank Lloyd Wright experimented with concrete construction for Unity Temple in Oak Park, Illinois, built 1905–08. This drawing was featured in a 2009 exhibit at the Guggenheim Museum. Ink and watercolor on art paper. 11 1/2 x 25 inches. Page 19.

Cloverleaf Quadruple Housing Interior Drawing by Frank Lloyd Wright - Frank Lloyd Wright Exhibit at the Guggenheim
Cloverleaf Quadruple Housing in Pittsfield, Massachusetts was a 1942 project by Frank Lloyd Wright. This interior perspective was part of a 2009 exhibition at the Guggenheim. Page 13.

Cloverleaf Quadruple Housing by Frank Lloyd Wright
Cloverleaf Quadruple Housing in Pittsfield, Massachusetts is a 1942 project by Frank Lloyd Wright. This Aerial perspective was part of a 2009 exhibition at the Guggenheim. Page 14.

Gordon Strong Automobile Objective and Planetarium by Frank Lloyd Wright
Gordon Strong Automobile Objective and Planetarium in Sugarloaf Mountain, Maryland was a scenic overlook designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1924–25. This section drawing was part of a 2009 exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum. Ink on paper. 17 x 35 7/8 inches. Page 8.

Imperial Hotel in Japan by Frank Lloyd Wright Exterior View - Frank Lloyd Wright Exhibition at the Guggenheim
Frank Lloyd Wright designed the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo between 1913–22. The hotel was later demolished. This exterior view was part of a 2009 exhibition at the Guggenheim. Page 21.

Herbert Jacobs House by Frank Lloyd Wright - Interior - Frank Lloyd Wright Exhibition at the Guggenheim
The Herbert Jacobs House in Madison, Wisconsin was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1936–37. This interior photo was part of a 2009 exhibition at the Guggenheim. Page 10.

Larkin Company Administration Building in Buffalo NY by Frank Lloyd Wright - Frank Lloyd Wright Exhibition at the Guggenheim
This print of the interior court of the Larkin Company Administration Building in Buffalo, NY was part of a 2009 exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum. Frank Lloyd Wright worked on the building between 1902 and 1906. The Larkin Building is now demolished. 18 x 26 inches. Page 16.

Larkin Company Administration Building in Buffalo NY by Frank Lloyd Wright - Frank Lloyd Wright Exhibition at the Guggenheim
This exterior view of the Larkin Company Administration Building in Buffalo, NY was part of a 2009 exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum. Frank Lloyd Wright worked on the building between 1902 and 1906. The Larkin Building was demolished in 1950. 18 x 26 inches. Page 15.

Fair Pavilion for the Marin County Civic Center - architectural drawing by Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright's design for a Fair Pavilion at the Marin County Civic Center in San Rafael, California, 1957. This perspective was part of the 2009 exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum. Colored pencil and ink on paper. 36 x 53 3/8 inches. Page 6.

Mile High Illinois by Frank Lloyd Wright - Frank Lloyd Wright Exhibition
In 1956, Frank Lloyd Wright proposed a Chicago project called Mile High Illinois, Illinois Sky-City, or The Illinois. This rendering was created for the 2009 Frank Lloyd Wright exhibit at the Guggenheim Museum. Page 17.

Steel Cathedral Plan by Frank Lloyd Wright - Frank Lloyd Wright Guggenheim Exhibit
The Steel Cathedral for a Million People was one of Frank Lloyd Wright's great unbuilt projects. This 1926 plan was featured in the 2009 exhibit at the Guggenheim Museum. Graphite pencil and colored pencil on paper. 23 7/16 x 31 inches. Page 12.

Ink Drawing of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York - Frank Lloyd Wright Exhibit at the Guggenheim
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum rendered in ink and pencil on tracing paper, by Frank Lloyd Wright. This rendering was part of a 2009 exhibition at the Guggenheim. 20 x 24 inches. Page 2.

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Exterior View
Historic photo of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum taken shortly after the museum opened.

Guggenheim Reception Drawing by Frank Lloyd Wright - Frank Lloyd Wright Exhibit at the Guggenheim


Huntington Hartford Sports Club and Play Resort by Frank Lloyd Wright - Frank Lloyd Wright Exhibition at the Guggenheim
Frank Lloyd Wright designed the Huntington Hartford Sports Club and Play Resort in 1947, but it was never built. This model was part of a 2009 exhibition at the Guggenheim. Page 23.

Imperial Hotel in Tokyo by Frank Lloyd Wright - Frank Lloyd Wright Exhibition at the Guggenheim
Frank Lloyd Wright designed the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo between 1913–22. The hotel was later demolished. This view of the promenade was part of a 2009 exhibition at the Guggenheim. Page 22.

The Herbert Jacobs House in Madison, Wisconsin by Frank Lloyd Wright - Frank Lloyd Wright Exhibition at the Guggenheim
The Herbert Jacobs House in Madison, Wisconsin was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1936–37. This exterior view was part of a 2009 exhibition at the Guggenheim. Page 9.

Marin County Civic Center in San Rafael California by Frank Lloyd Wright
See a historic photo of the curving Marin County Civic Center in San Rafael, California. Learn more about this unusual building by Frank Lloyd Wright. Page 5.

Mile High Illinois Landing Pad by Frank Lloyd Wright - Frank Lloyd Wright Exhibition
In 1956, Frank Lloyd Wright proposed a Chicago project called Mile High Illinois, Illinois Sky-City, or The Illinois. This rendering of the taxi-copters landing pads was created for the 2009 Frank Lloyd Wright exhibit at the Guggenheim Museum. Page 18.

Steel Cathedral for a Million People by Frank Lloyd Wright - Elevation Drawing - Frank Lloyd Wright Exhibit at the Guggenheim
The Steel Cathedral for a Million People was one of Frank Lloyd Wright's great unbuilt projects. This 1926 drawing was featured in the 2009 exhibit at the Guggenheim Museum. Graphite pencil and colored pencil on paper. 22 5/8 x 30 inches. Page 11.

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum drawing by Frank Lloyd Wright - Frank Lloyd Wright Exhibition at the Guggenheim
The Masterpiece, a Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum drawing by Frank Lloyd Wright. Graphite pencil and color pencil on paper. 35 x 40 3/8 inches (88.9 x 102.6 cm). Page 4.

Frank Lloyd Wright Exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum
In 2009 the Guggenheim Museum in New York City exhibited more than 200 original Frank Lloyd Wright drawings and photos. Here is a sampling.

American System-Built Houses Brochure: Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright needed ways to give people with moderate incomes access to his house designs. An early attempt was the System-Built Project.

House Beautiful Exhibit - Covered Tureen by Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright designed this sterling silver covered tureen in 1915. Page 7.

House Beautiful Exhibit - Taliesin Line Textile by F.L. Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright designed many fabrics for the various

House Beautiful Exhibit - Side Chair by Frank Lloyd Wright
These side chairs by Frank Lloyd wright have high backs that extend above the heads of the sitters. When positioned around a dining table, the chairs created a temporary, intimate enclosure of space, a room within a room. Page 2.

House Beautiful Exhibit - Hanging Lamp by Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright designed this hanging lamp for the dining area of the Susan Lawrence Dana House. Page 3.

House Beautiful Exhibit - Light Screen by Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright used an abstract linear pattern and lush iridescent colors for the leaded glass screens at the Darwin D. Martin house in Buffalo, New York. Page 8.

F. Schumacher Taliesin Line Textile by Frank Lloyd Wright
The vertical and horizontal lines in Frank Lloyd Wright's textiles echoed the structure of the houses he designed. Page 9.

House Beautiful Exhibit - Taliesin Line Textile Design, FLW
Repeated circles created a unifying theme in this textile design by Frank Lloyd Wright. The fabric is rayon and cotton. Page 11.

House Beautiful Exhibit - Thaxter Shaw House by F.L. Wright
Unlike the cluttered rooms of the Victorian era, homes by Frank Lloyd Wright had open spaces and an orderly arrangement of furnishings. Page 5.

House Beautiful Exhibit - Burberry Line by Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright proposed the modular Burberry Line of furnishings to be used in manufactured homes. Page 6.

Arizona State Capitol by Frank Lloyd Wright - Frank Lloyd Wright Exhibition at the Guggenheim
Arizona State Capitol,

Gordon Strong Automobile Objective and Planetarium by Frank Lloyd Wright - Frank Lloyd Wright Exhibition at the Guggenheim
Gordon Strong Automobile Objective and Planetarium in Sugarloaf Mountain, Maryland was a scenic overlook designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1924–25. This perspective was part of a 2009 exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum. Colored pencil on tracing paper, 20 x 31 inches. Page 7.

House Beautiful Exhibit - Carpet Design by Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright's love for rich patterning is expressed in carpets he designed. Page 12.

House Beautiful Exhibit - Palmer House by Frank Lloyd Wright
Space was a central element in the houses Frank Lloyd Wright designed. Compact multi-purpose furnishings could fit into a single main living area. Page 4.

What is a Composite Column? Roman Architecture
What is a Composite column? Learn about composite columns and the Classical Orders of Architecture.

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 and Henry Green, pioneered the Craftsman style on the West coast when they designed the 1908 Gamble house in Pasadena, CA. Page 13.

Craftsman Houses Inspired by the Arts and Crafts Movement
Some Craftsman houses have cobblestone foundations, porch posts, chimneys, and walls. This photo gallery shows a variety of houses with Craftsman handiwork. Page 2.

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.

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.

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.

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 Photos, Inspired by Arts and Crafts
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.

Denise Scott Brown, Architect in her own Right
Your starting place for exploring the life and works of Denise Scott Brown and her firm, Venturi, Scott Brown & Associates.

Blue House Colors - Beige and Blue Bungalow - Color Ideas for Your House
Beige trim complements the dark marine blue of this Craftsman Bungalow. Browse our gallery of house paint pictures for more color ideas. Page 3.

Blue House Colors - Lavender, Blue, and Yellow Bungalow - Color Ideas for Your House
Easter-egg colors may add a sense of whimsy to this little Texas Bungalow, but will the playfulness last? Browse our gallery of house paint pictures for more color ideas. Page 2.

Blue House Colors - Bright Blue Victorian House - Color Ideas for Your House
Although egg blue isn't traditional, the paint color works on this Victorian color. The trim is a crisp off-white. Browse our gallery of house paint pictures for more color ideas.

New Colors for a Remodeled House, Reader Suggestions
The owners of this remodeled house were looking for color ideas to bring out the architectural details. They got more than that with advice from a hands-on renovator. Page 12.

Paint Color Workshop - Choosing Queen Anne House Colors
The new owners of this Queen Anne Victorian are planning major repairs. What colors would bring out the beauty of the home? Page 13.

House Paint Color Workshop - Re-Painting a Texas Bungalow
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? One reader thinks so. Page 11.

House Paint Color Workshop - Craftsman House Colors
Built in New Hampshire in 1900, this home has Craftsman styling. What colors would you pick? Page 8.

Ranch House With Painted Cedar Siding
This ranch style house used to be sided in natural cedar, but then got painted. The new owners want to spiff up the place and are looking for color ideas. Page 7.

House Paint Color Workshop - Pearl Gray Ranch House
This brand new Ranch Style house is pearl gray. The owner would like to give it

Cedar-Sided Ranch House - House Paint Color Workshop
The owners would like to add curb appeal to this cedar-sided home. Our readers have suggestions far beyond paint colors! Page 9.

Pink House Paint Color for a Victorian? More Suggestions
The owners are restoring porches and picking paint colors for their 1902 home. Readers discuss this home and help choose new exterior paint colors. Page 6.

Blue House Colors - Blue-colored Ranch house in Delray, Florida
What color should you paint your house? Browse our gallery of house paint pictures for color ideas, including this Delray Beach home in Florida. Page 4.

Blue House Colors - with Ornate Victorian Trim
Choosing exterior house paint colors can be challenging. If your heart is set on blue, take a look at our gallery of homes, including this one with ornate, Victorian trim. Page 8.

Blue House Colors - Victorian with Pink Gable in Colorado Springs
Browse our gallery of blue houses. The exterior paint color combinations can be experimental, sometimes working and sometimes not so much. Page 7.

Blue House Colors - Painting the Details in Bay City, Michigan
How do you choose which detail to paint on your house? This Michigan homeowner has experimented with blues and whites. Browse our photo gallery for more ideas. Page 5.

Blue House Colors - Grey-Blue and Turquoise
Painting your house blue? Like grey colors, there are 50 shades of blue, including the mismatched blues on this Ranch style house. Visit our gallery of blue hues. Page 6.

Happy Paint Colors for a Bungalow House
Are historic colors always drab? What colors would you pick for this bungalow? In this workshop we will discuss this bungalow house and choose new exterior paint colors. Page 2.

House Paint Color Workshop - Paint Colors for a Bungalow
The owner of this charming bungalow is looking for colors that suit the period and style. What colors would you pick? In this workshop we will discuss this house and choose new exterior paint colors. Follow the links for house color charts, house color tools, and resources to help you choose exterior paint colors for your own home. Page 14.

A Gallery of Houses, A Bucket of Suggestions
Choosing exterior paint colors for your home can be a pain in the can. Our readers asked the About.com community for some help. Here are the results.

Accent Colors for a Traditional White Farmhouse
The owner would like to add color accents to this traditional farmhouse. What colors do you suggest? Here are some tips from our readers at About.com. Page 5.

Paint Colors for a Contemporary home in California
What colors would bring out the beauty of this contemporary home in California? About.com has some smart reader suggestions. Page 17.

House Paint Colors - Does a Colonial Have to be White?
What colors would you pick for this Colonial home? Our readers have astute observations about house style and exterior paint colors. Page 3.

Dutch Colonial Revival House With a Red Roof -- Paint Color?
The owner of this Dutch Colonial Revival home says she does not want white. But, what else will go with the red roof? Page 15.

Folk Victorian House Color Suggestions
What colors would you pick for this rambling Folk Victorian house? Our readers have tons of suggestions, including a warning about white window sashes. Page 4.

Paint Colors for a Second Empire Mansard Mansion
Explore color palettes for a Victorian Second Empire style home, and find resources to help you choose exterior paint colors for your own home.

Colors for Stucco and Brick - House Paint Color Workshop
The combination of stucco, brick, and vinyl on this home make choosing colors especially difficult. What colors would you pick? Our readers have neat suggestions. Page 16.

21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa Japan - Sejima and Nishizawa architects
Museum building of 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa, Japan designed by architects Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa. The circular museum has a diameter of 112.5 meters with a transparent wall all around. Because there is no front or back, the museum can be entered at many places and explored from all directions. The museum opened on October 9, 2004. Page 3.

Christian Dior Building in Tokyo Japan - Sejima and Nishizawa - SANAA Architects
Christian Dior Building on Omotesando Avenue, Tokyo, Japan. Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa, architects. Completed in 2003. Page 2.

De Kunstlinie Theater and Cultural Center in Almere Netherlands - Sejima and Nishizawa - SANAA Architects
Stadstheater Almere,

Naoshima Ferry Terminal - Naoshima Kagawa Japan - Sejima and Nishizawa - SANAA Architects
Naoshima Ferry Terminal on Naoshima, Kagawa, Japan. Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa, architects. Completed in 2006. Page 6.

New Museum of Contemporary Art - Sejima and Nishizawa of SANAA architects
New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York City, Sejima and Nishizawa of SANAA, architects. Completed 2007. Page 7.

Ninth Serpentine Gallery Pavilion - Sejima and Nishizawa of SANAA architects
The new pavilion at the Serpentine Gallery on July 8, 2009 in London, England. The pavilion is the ninth to be installed at the venue and was created by Japanese architects Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa. Page 9.

Ogasawara Museum - O-Museum - Iida - Nagano - Japan - Sejima and Nishizawa - SANAA Architects
Ogasawara Museum, or the O-Museum, in Nagano, Japan. Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa, architects. Completed in 1999.

Rolex Learning Center - Ecole Polytechnique Federale - Lausanne Switzerland - Sejima and Nishizawa - SANAA Architects
The Rolex Learning Center, Ecole Polytechnique Federale, in Lausanne, Switzerland. Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa, architects. Completed in 2009. Page 10.

Glass Pavilion - Toledo Museum of Art - Toledo Ohio - Sejima and Nishizawa - SANAA Architects
Glass Pavilion at the Toledo Museum of Art in Toledo, Ohio. Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa, architects. Completed in 2006. Page 5.

Zollverein School of Management and Design - Essen Germany - Sejima and Nishizawa - SANAA Architects
Zollverein School of Management and Design in Essen, Germany. Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa, architects. Completed in 2006. Page 4.

Alvar Aalto Architecture - Finlandia Hall in Helsinki
White Carrara marble from Northern Italy was a favorite material of architect Alvar Aalto. It elegantly contrasts with black granite in Finlandia Hall. Page 6.

Alvar Aalto Architecture - Lakeuden Risti Church in Seinajoki
The Lakeuden Risti Church is one of many projects Alvar Aalto built for Seinajoki, Finland. Explore Aalto's works in this short portfolio. Page 3.

Alvar Aalto Architecture - Otaniemi Technical University
A combination of materials -- red brick, black granite, and copper -- combine to make Alvar Aalto's buildings for the Otaniemi Technical University a delight in Espoo, Finland. Page 7.

Alvar Aalto Architecture - Seinajoki Town Hall by Alvar Aalto
The Seinajoki Town Hall in Seinajoki, Finland is one of many works by architect Alvar Aalto. Learn more about his work in this short portfolio. Page 5.

Alvar Aalto Architecture - Defence Corps Building White Guards HQ
Finnish architect Alvar Aalto was classically inspired early in his career. This neoclassical building in Seinajoki was built when the architect was in his twenties.

Alvar Aalto Architecture - The Baker House by Alvar Aalto
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA is host to buildings by famous architects, including the Baker House by Alvar Aalto. Page 2.

Alvar Aalto Architecture - Enso-Gutzeit Headquarters
Alvar Aalto's modernist office building is a stark architectural contrast to the adjacent old world Uspensky Cathedral in Helsinki. Explore the works of Aalto in this short portfolio. Page 4.

Alvar Aalto Architecture - Church of the Assumption of Mary, Italy
Architect Alvar Aalto brought modernism to the small parish of Riola di Vergato, Italy. Compare this design with others in Aalto's architecture portfolio. Page 8.

Alvar Aalto Architecture - An Exhibition of Furniture Design
Finnish architect is well-known for his furniture designs, which are still sold today. Learn more about this modern designer from a short portfolio of his work. Page 9.

Alvar Aalto Architecture - Viipuri Library
Completed in 1935 when Vyborg was part of Finland, Alvar Aalto's Viipuri Library is now part of Russian historic architecture. Compare the selected works of this Finnish architect. Page 10.

Protective Housing for Roman Excavations in Graubünden Switzerland by Peter Zumthor - Buildings by Pritzker Prize-winning Architect Peter Zumthor
Pritzker Prize-winning architect Peter Zumthor describes the structures he designed to protect ancient Roman ruins excavated in Chur, Switzerland.

Saint Benedict Chapel by Peter Zumthor - Buildings by Pritzker Prize-winning Architect Peter Zumthor
Pritzker Prize-winning architect Peter Zumthor discusses the new wooden chapel he designed for the village of Sogn Benedetg (St. Benedict) in Switzerland. Page 2.

Brother Klaus Field Chapel Exterior by Peter Zumthor - Buildings by Pritzker Prize-winning Architect Peter Zumthor
Pritzker Prize-winning architect Peter Zumthor discusses his design for the Brother Klaus Field Chapel in in Wachendorf, Eifel, Germany. Page 7.

Brother Klaus Field Chapel Interior by Peter Zumthor - Buildings by Pritzker Prize-winning Architect Peter Zumthor
Pritzker Prize-winning architect Peter Zumthor discusses his unique design for the interior space at the Brother Klaus Field Chapel in Germany. Page 8.

Luzi House in Jenaz, Switzerland by Peter Zumthor - Buildings by Pritzker Prize-winning Architect Peter Zumthor
Pritzker Prize-winning architect Peter Zumthor designed the Luzi House in Jenaz, Switzerland for a family who sought sunlight and simplicity. Page 6.

Homes for Senior Citizens in Graubünden Switzerland by Peter Zumthor - Buildings by Pritzker Prize-winning Architect Peter Zumthor
Pritzker Prize-winning architect Peter Zumthor discusses his design for senior housing in Masans near Chur in Graubünden, Switzerland. Page 3.

Swiss Sound Box Swiss Pavilion Expo 2000 by Peter Zumthor - Buildings by Pritzker Prize-winning Architect Peter Zumthor
Pritzker Prize-winning architect Peter Zumthor discusses his plan for a Swiss Pavilion called a Swiss Sound Box at the 2000 Expo in Hanover, Germany. Page 5.

Thermal Bath at Vals Graubünden Switzerland by Peter Zumthor - Buildings by Pritzker Prize-winning Architect Peter Zumthor
Pritzker Prize-winning architect Peter Zumthor discusses the design and construction of his widely praised Thermal Bath at Vals in Graubünden, Switzerland. Page 4.

Where are the Women Architects? Networks of Support
Learn more about women architects, designers, and the organizations that support and mentor them from this page of resources and links.

Architect Barbie, a Review of the Mattel I Can Be Doll
Mattel launched an Architect Barbie doll in 2011, complete with pink blueprint tubes. Learn about the toy and uncover the resources that made Barbie famous.

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How to Get That Greek Revival Look with an Entablature
What is an entablature? Architrave? Frieze? Cornice? Achieve the Greek Revival look by designing with these elements of Classical architecture.

How to Get That Greek Revival Look with an Entablature
What is an entablature? Architrave? Frieze? Cornice? Achieve the Greek Revival look by designing with these elements of Classical architecture.

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What is a straw bale house?
Architects and engineers are exploring new possibilities for straw bale construction. Which technique used may determine the architectural design.

What is adobe? Everything You Need to Know
Learn about adobe in our architecture glossary, with a summary of Preservation Brief 5, Preservation of Historic Adobe Buildings.

How to Uncover the Secrets of Your Old House
Is your old home hiding something? Not really. Preservation Brief 35 explains what to look for in your architectural investigation. Here's a summary.

All About Exterior Paint Problems and How to Fix Them
Exterior paint removal is laborious hard work. Get some professional guidance in our summary of Preservation Brief 10 from the US Department of Interior.

Frank Gehry and the Revealing Playboy Interview
The Playboy magazine interview with Frank Gehry offers valuable insights into the mind and creativity of one of the most important architects of modern times. Read excepts here.

Frank Gehry Quotes - Quotes by Architect Frank Gehry
Read more quotes by Frank Gehry from the Playboy magazine interview with the legendary arhitect. Page 2.

Frank Gehry Playboy Interview Excerpts - Excerpts from Interview With Architect Frank Gehry
Architect Frank Gehry discusses his Bilbao Guggenheim and other great works in an interview with Playboy magazine. Read excerpts here. Page 3.

Florida Southern College Administration Building by Frank Lloyd Wright - Benjamin Fine & Emile E Watson Administration Buildings
Florida Southern College Administration Building by Frank Lloyd Wright. Page 6.

Florida Southern College - Annie M. Pfeiffer Chapel by Frank Lloyd Wright
Florida Southern College Annie M. Pfeiffer Chapel by Frank Lloyd Wright

Window Detail - William H. Danforth Chapel by Frank Lloyd Wright
Window Detail - William H. Danforth Chapel by Frank Lloyd Wright. Page 10.

William H. Danforth Chapel at Florida Southern College by Frank Lloyd Wright
William H. Danforth Chapel at Florida Southern College by Frank Lloyd Wright. Page 9.

Esplanade Ironwork Grill at Florida Southern University - Frank Lloyd Wright
Esplanade Ironwork Grill at Florida Southern University - Frank Lloyd Wright. Page 4.

Esplanades at Florida Southern University, Frank Lloyd Wright
Esplanades at Florida Southern University, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Page 3.

Florida Southern College Water Dome - Restored Water Dome at Florida Southern College by Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright envisioned a large circular pool with fountains forming a dome of cascading water. His Water Dome has recently been restored. Page 7.

Florida Southern College Science & Cosmography Building - Polk County Science Building - by Frank Lloyd Wright
Florida Southern College Science & Cosmography Building - Polk County Science Building - by Frank Lloyd Wright. Page 11.

Polk County Science Building Esplanade by Frank Lloyd Wright - Florida Southern College
Polk County Science Building Esplanade by Frank Lloyd Wright. Page 12.

Florida Southern College Seminar Buildings by Frank Lloyd Wright
Florida Southern College Seminar Buildings by Frank Lloyd Wright. Page 2.

Thad Buckner Building at Florida Southern College by Frank Lloyd Wright
Thad Buckner Building at Florida Southern College by Frank Lloyd Wright. Page 5.

Florida Southern College Industrial Arts Building - Lucius Pond Ordway Building - Frank Lloyd Wright
Florida Southern College Industrial Arts Building - Lucius Pond Ordway Building - by Frank Lloyd Wright. Page 8.

What Inspires Florida Style and Home Design?
Architects and designers promote Florida's natural beauty. Learn more about Classic Florida Style from the Miami-based firm of Taylor & Taylor.

10 Books to Help You Dream About the Mediterranean
Browse this page for building plans books for Spanish and Mediterranean Style homes. Or follow the links for information about Spanish and Mediterranean architecture.

How to Save on Energy Bills in Your Old Home
Keep your home energy costs down with these tips. Here's a summary of suggestions with links to the evidence-based research of Preservation Brief 3.

Otto Wagner, a Short Bio of Vienna's Architect
Born July 13, 1841, Otto Wagner did for Vienna what Louis Sullivan did for the American skyscraper - advocated for a style unique to modern times. This short bio tells more.

What is the college curriculum like for architecture?
Answers to your questions about careers in architecture: What's the college curriculum like? What's the Design Studio all about?

What Is an Tuscan Column? Everything You Need to Know
What is a Tuscan column? Learn about the Tuscan Order, the Tuscan column style, and facts about Tuscan columns.

What Is an Ionic Column? Everything You Need to Know
What is an Ionic column? Learn about the Ionic Order, the Ionic column style, and facts about Ionic columns.

Showing the Evolution of an 18th Century Farmhouse
A sidebar within the print version of the NPS Preservation Brief 35 traces the evolution of an 18th century farmhouse, showing how it changed over time.

National 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.

Jefferson Memorial - Famous Buildings in Washington, DC
The circular, domed Jefferson Memorial resembles Monticello, the Virginia home that Thomas Jefferson designed for himself. Page 6.

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

National Cathedral - Famous Buildings 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.

Smithsonian Institute Castle - Famous Buildings in Washington, DC
Learn about the Smithsonian Institute

The Vietnam Veterans Wall - Famous Buildings in Washington, DC
Learn about the controversial memorial to Vietnam Veterans designed by Maya Lin. Page 15.

US Capitol - Famous Buildings 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 - US Supreme Court Building
Sculpted pediments on the US Supreme Court Building in Washington DC tell allegories of justice and mercy. Page 12.

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

The Washington Monument - Famous Buildings in Washington, DC
Learn about the history of the Washington Monument and the impact of the earthquake on the Monument. Page 9.

Eisenhower Executive Office - Famous Buildings in Washington, DC
Learn about the grand Second Empire style Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington DC. Page 5.

Federal Reserve Building - Famous Buildings in Washington, DC
Learn about the monumental and impressive Federal Reserve Building in Washington DC. Page 8.

Hirshhorn Museum - Famous Buildings 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.

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.

Famous Buildings 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.

The National Archives - Famous Buildings in Washington, DC
The National Archives Building in Washington DC, a stately building, is safe-keeping for a nation's important documents. Learn more. Page 16.

How Ireland Inspired the White House - Leinster House
The Leinster House is an architectural twin to America's presidential home. How did that happen? Learn about connections between Ireland and the U.S.

The White House in Washington DC - Compare the White House to the Leinster House and to Stormont
The front facade of the White House in Washington, DC shares many features with the Leinster House in Dublin, Ireland. Here are the similarities.

Neoclassical Architecture at Stormont in Belfast -- Northern Ireland Parliament Buildings
Fronted in Portland stone and ornamented with statues and carvings, Stormont in Northern Ireland shares similarities with many neoclassical buildings.

5 Types of Architecture Associated with US Presidents
What do we all have in common with US Presidents? Maybe more than you think. Discover how the architecture of place relates to you and your president.

What is stucco? The Art and Architecture of Stucco
What is stucco? This page defines the term stucco and provides resources for learning more about stucco siding, including historic recipes for stucco mixtures.

A Look at the World's Largest Building
Learn about the New Century Global Center in Chengdu, China, with more floor space than any other building in the world. It opened in 2013.

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What is Tensile Architecture?
What is tensile architecture? Here's an easy-to-understand explanation, with photographs of examples like the Denver airport.

Inside Denver International Airport
A visitor to Denver International Airport can experience tensile architecture both aesthetically and structurally. Learn more in this photo overview.

Three Basic Shapes Typical of Tensile Architecture
Tensile architecture created the undulating, iconic roof line throughout the 1972 Olympic Village in Munich, Germany - a design that was imitated worldwide.

Large in Scale, Light in Weight: Olympic Village, 1972
Munich's 1972 Olympic Park not only showcased German culture, but also German ingenuity and engineering. Learn more about tensile architecture in this photo essay.

Detail of Frei Otto's Tensile Structure in Munich, 1972
Mario Salvadori explains how tensile structures stand up, using German architects and engineers as examples.

German Pavilion at Expo '67, Montreal, Canada
The German Pavilion built for the 1968 Exposition in Montreal, Canada is often cited as the first large-scale tensile structure. Learn more about tension structures.

Marion Mahony Griffin, On the Wright Team
Born in Chicago, February 14, 1871, Marion Mahony became Frank Lloyd Wright's first employee. Learn about her life with Wright, where she met her husband-partner, Walter Burley Griffin.

Abraham Lincoln's First and Only Owned Home
Was Abraham Lincoln an architect? Lincoln's home in Springfield, Illinois went through years of remodeling, which poses challenges for preservationists.

Floor Plan of Lincoln's Home in Springfield, Illinois
The floor plan of Lincoln's Home in Springfield, Illinois helps us understand the many renovations made to the house from 1844 until 1861.

Lincoln Home Detail, Springfield, Illinois
The Lincoln Home in Springfield, Illinois gives us ample opportunity to discover the mysteries and challenges involved in caring for an older home.

Can you make a school out of paper tubes?
Japanese architect Shigeru Ban and volunteers built temporary schools of paper tube framing after China's devastating earthquake in 2008. See photos.

Inside the Paper Tube Frame School, 2008, Chengdu, China
A temporary elementary school designed by Japanese architect Shigeru Ban and built by volunteers after China's 2008 earthquake. Learn more.

World's Tallest Buildings - CITIC Plaza in Guangzhou, China
The China International Trust and Investment Company (CITIC) building in Guangzhou is the world's tallest skyscraper made of reinforced concrete. Page 9.

World's Tallest Buildings - Central Plaza Hong Kong
Towering over the Wanchai waterfront in Hong Kong, the Central Plaza office building is 374 meters tall. Page 11.

Empire State Building in New York City
Learn about the Empire State Building in New York City - History and architecture of the Empire State Building and Visitor Information. Page 12.

World's Tallest Buildings - Two International Finance Centre
Shaped like a shimmering obelisk, the Two IFC building towers over Victoria Harbour on the north shore of Hong Kong Island. Page 8.

World's Tallest Buildings - The Jin Mao Building
The towering Jin Mao Building in Shanghai, China reflects traditional Chinese architecture. Page 7.

Architecture Pictures - World's Tallest Buildings - Petronas Towers
Tall spires atop the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia make them among the world's tallest buildings, 10 meters higher than the Sears Tower in the USA. Page 5.

Sears Tower or Willis Tower in Chicago, Illinois
Learn about the record-breaking Chicago skyscraper, the Sears Tower, now called the Willis Tower. Page 6.

Shanghai World Financial Centre - World's Tallest Buildings
What is that skyscraper in Shanghai that looks like a bottle opener on the top? Page 3.

World's Tallest Buildings - Shun Hing Square
Also known as Di Wang Mansion or Di Wang Commercial Centre, Shun Hing Square in Shenzhen is the tallest all-steel highrise in China. Page 10.

World's Tallest Buildings - Taipei 101 Tower
Taipei 101 Tower in Taipei, Taiwan is one of the tallest buildings in the world, especially if you count its massive 60-foot spire. Page 2.

Burj Khalifa - World's Tallest Building
Burj Khalifa, also known as Burj Dubai or Dubai Tower, is now the tallest building in the world.

International Commerce Centre Hong Kong - ICC Building
Learn about the towering International Commerce Centre (ICC) building in West Kowloon, Hong Kong. Page 4.

About the First Super Bowl Stadium, the LA Coliseum
Learn about the very first Super Bowl Stadium, the LA Coliseum, classical architecture modeled after the Colosseum in ancient Rome.

LA Memorial Coliseum as Olympic Stadium, 1932
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum was a 20th century icon long before becoming site of the first Super Bowl in 1967. Learn more about this great stadium.