Housing, or more generally, living spaces, refers to the construction and assigned usage of houses or buildings individually or collectively, for the purpose of shelter. Housing is a basic human need, and it plays a critical role in shaping the quality of life for individuals, families, and communities. (Full article...)
Image 1The Josiah Day House in West Springfield, Massachusetts is an example of a Saltbox-style home
Image 2A ranch-style house in Salinas, California, U.S.
Image 3A wood-frame American Foursquare house in Minnesota with dormer windows on each side and a large front porch
Image 4Eleazer Arnold House, 1691, Lincoln, Rhode Island, an example of a Stone ender style of Rhode Island architecture that developed in the 17th century where one wall in a house is made up of a large stone chimney.
Image 5Seattle box is a regional style of residential architecture that was popular in Seattle, Washington and elsewhere in the Pacific Northwest in the early 1900s.
Image 6An A-Frame house in Duluth, Minnesota
Image 7Cottage flats are a style of housing common in Scotland, where there are single floor dwellings at ground level, and similar dwellings on the floor above.
Image 8Aerial view of tract housing developments near Markham, Ontario
Image 9A Mandarin's House in Peking, China with Mr. Yang and family members on the balcony, circa 1860
Image 10The Cube houses in Rotterdam, viewed from Blaak metro station
Image 11Renaissance townhouses in Gdańsk, Poland
Image 1Post frame Barndominium with standing seam metal roof. Large garage on the front side and living space on the back end. (from List of house types)
Image 2reconstructed Viking longhouse (from List of house types)
Image 3Mobile home (from List of house types)
Image 4Vao tower house in Estonia, built in 15th century (from List of house types)
Image 5Split-level house (from List of house types)
Image 6Southern I-House style home (from List of house types)
Image 7Travel trailer or camper (from List of house types)
Image 8A-frame gable-style house, Portugal (from List of house types)
Image 9A wooden house in Tartu, Estonia (from List of house types)
Image 10Multi-storied attached adobe houses at Taos Pueblo (from List of house types)
Image 11Brick ranch-style house (from List of house types)
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