Report on Residential Construction

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Residential construction2Residential constructionThis is ranch style of building type. This type of building style was introduces in the 1950s and1960s. This type of building style was common in the west and southwest parts before evolvingto all parts. The main factor is that the building style allows for the sprawling of the buildingafter construction (Cole, 2014). The building materials which were commonly used for this typebuilding style include bricks and timber or wood. Availability of great extension and welcomingarea is another key feature which is seen in this kind of building style. The entrance area is ableto offer a big welcoming area.
Residential construction3Another key building type is the Mediterranean style, which is represented by the abovebuilding. The building style was able to dominate on homes in southern Spain, France, and Italy.The building style was able to dominate in the 19thcentury a lot (Penoyre & Penoyre, 1984). Oneof the key features which are able to represent this building style is the flat or sloped roof style ofthe building. Patios, courtyards and verandas are other key features which this style is able to
Residential construction4represent. Tile decoration is a key feature which is done during the finishing of this type ofbuilding. Key materials which are used in the construction of such buildings include woodbeams, blocks and tiles for finishes.This is a type of a farm house style of building construction. The house styles emerged in the 19thcentury. Own compound and gated places are some of the key features which indicated anddefine this type of building styles (Bayard, 2012). In addition, the style is depicted by numerouswindows to allow heat and flat or sloped roofs. The materials used in the construction of thesebuilding styles include \blocks, and woods.
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