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.
Hipped Roof - A roof comprised of four or more sloping sides that start at the same eave line.
Historic House Plan - Historic house plans feature the look of vintage architectural house styles-English, Colonial, Victorian, and Mediterranean influences-but with floor plans that make sense for today's lifestyles.
Hopper - Crank windows, hinged on the bottom, that open outward from the top