Last edited 01 Mar 2021

House Styles Around the World

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Here is a survey of some of the more interesting and unique home styles from around the globe:


  • The wooden chalet has been a popular style in Europe’s alpine regions for centuries. Ski resorts around the world mimic the chalet style for their slopeside condos.


  • The Hanok is a signature Korean home often featuring a curved roof. Hanoks are typically built with raw materials – like timber, soil, and rock – that are all-natural, recyclable, and don’t cause pollution.

USA and Canada:

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Designing Buildings Anywhere

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