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CTE/Family & Consumer Sciences Education Curriculum
Interior Design II
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Strand 2
Students will identify architectural features and styles.
Standard 2
Identify the American adaptations of housing styles such as:

Type Picture Key Elements
Log cabin Overlapping logs at corners, came from Sweden
Tudor Revival of Old English Style using half-timbering roof
Spanish Arcade, bartile roof, stucco, black wrought iron
Salt box 2 stories in front, 1 story in back long rear roofline
Cape Cod Symmetrical, one to one stories, clapboard siding and central door and chimney
Georgian Symmetrical, 2 stories, dentil trim, double hung windows with 9-10 panes, quoins, pilasters around paneled door, often has two chimneys.
Federal Symmetrical front, 3-4 stories, graduated windows where the windows get shorter with each floor or story, rectangular, belt-course between stories, front door with fanlights and sidelights, balustrade.
Greek Revival 2 story columns, large pediment towards street
Victorian Queen Anne Tower, wraparound porch, gingerbread, fish scale shingles
Prairie Horizontal lines, low-pitched roofs with overhanging eaves
Craftsman/Bungalow Deep front porch, exposed rafters, wide columns, shed dormers
Contemporary Clean simple lines, large windows, flat

 
  • American Architectural Styles
    This lesson plan will help students identify American adaptions of housing styles using their features and hallmarks.
  • Housing Styles Portfolio
    This lesson will help students identify and recognize the different housing styles and their architectural time periods.

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