Glossary of Architecture and Construction Terms
Below you will find a glossary of common and not so common terms used in architecture and construction industry. We hope you will find this glossary resource helpful when viewing our home plans and browseing through our web site.
Mansion House Plan - Typically a 6,000 square foot home is considered to be a mansion but not always. A mansion can be much smaller. The key that makes a mansion a mansion is the design which is tailored to fit particular buyers needs. A mansion home wil typically feature extravagant architecture features and amenities.
Mediterranean House Plans - Extensive windows, stucco exterior and tile roofing define the Mediterranean style home plan. One-story floor plans with an open layout are typical of the Mediterranean house plan. We strive to design our Mediterranean homes in a manner that honors traditional Mediterranean architecture
Mountain House Plan - A mountain style house plan typically features many windows to capture rear views. Hillside walkout floor plans are also very popular for mountain environments. The mountain home sometimes invokes the ideal of the getaway where residents commune with nature. We offer a selection of mountain home plans ranging from cottage or cabin floor plans to multi-story mountain homes