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The style is primarily identified by the “stickwork” or false half timbering that mimics the Medieval Antique Rare French Paul Duboy English Tudor Revival buildings. GREEN Not a style but a method of selecting materials with the goal to have a American Country Rustic Style Mid minimal footprint on the environment For more information on Green Building, please fill out our contact form and Blake Taelman, a Certified Green Professional, will contact you. Traditional homes are some of the most common styles built throughout the United States. Eaves may be open rafter tails or boxed with brackets along the cornice. Windows can be expansive bay windows or casement windows with diamond or rectangular panes.
The areas of style distinctions are the cornice lines, entry doorway & windows, and the column supported porches.
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