CRAFTSMAN BUNGALOW HOUSE PLANS (PHOTOS COURTESY OF FL ARCHITECT FAN)
CRAFTSMAN BUNGALOW HOUSE PLANS We know them as Craftsman bungalows, California, Chicago, or Michigan bungalows, Arts and Crafts bungalows, or just plain Bungalows!
CRAFTSMAN BUNGALOW HOUSE PLANS "Craftsman Bungalows" whose floor plans were based on the Art and Crafts movement of the time. The American Arts and Crafts Movement, an American architectural, design, and decorative arts style, was popular from the late 19th century through the early part of the 20th century.
CRAFTSMAN BUNGALOW HOUSE PLANS A bungalow today is usually a detached residential home which is either single story, or has a second story built into a sloping roof. It usually has dormer windows if it has one and a half stories House are rather small, however, you may find larger examples that were built in earlier years.
CRAFTSMAN BUNGALOW HOUSE PLANS Characteristics Low-pitched roof lines, gabled or hipped roof Deeply overhanging eaves Exposed rafters or decorative brackets under eaves Front porch beneath extension of main roof Tapered, square columns supporting roof A huge front porch equipped with thick, square pedestal-like tapered columns supporting the roof of the porch
CRAFTSMAN BUNGALOW HOUSE PLANS Bungalows were simple and inexpensive to build. Prior to World War I, a bungalow cost under $900. After the war, prices rose to approximately $3,500. Because of their affordability the middle class were able to more rapidly move from apartments to homes in greater numbers.
CRAFTSMAN BUNGALOW HOUSE PLANS Bungalows are found in older neighborhoods in many American cities. Bungalows are prized possessions because of their unique and simple designs, built-ins, and their wonderful porches. For more photos and bungalow ideas, visit Front-Porch-Ideas-and-More.com Our thanks to FL Architect Fanfor his photo contributions – visit his gallery on Flickr.com!