Craftsman Style Architecture

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Craftsman Style Architecture

Posted by in Architecture | September 15, 2013
Craftsman Style Architecture

Pictured Above: The Edward Schulmerich House, Hillsboro, Oregon 1915

During the early 1900s the American Craftsman style also associated with the American Arts and Crafts movement and the Greene brothers, gained popularity as Americans became drawn to homes with character, detail, and more efficient floor plan layouts. The movement favored a handmade aesthetic with simple materials over mass production, and writers like Henry Wilson and Gustav Stickley contributed to the popularity of the highly unique nature and harmony feel. In fact, one of the most well-known Craftsman style homes was built in California by Greene and Greene.

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