Some structures are designed for commercial and industrial use, while others are planned for organizations and private living.
Over the years a number of architectural styles of house construction have been developed. Many of these structures were designed to meet climatic conditions and needs of families in various parts of the country. Others were planned especially for luxurious living. All of these factors provide a historical background that influences the design of today's homes. Some house styles became so popular that they took on names related to their shape, period of time, or area of the country in which they were built.
Many homes and buildings in America were influence by the styles from other countries specifically Eastern Europe. Such styles include the Cape Cod, Cape Colonial, Garrison, Saltbox, and the Southern Colonial. The style of homes that is generally called
contemporary, is the result of years of architectural planning, design, and evolution. The term contemporary (modern) does not denote any one particular architectural style. Most moder