This home has all the classic architectural elements of a prairie-style home. long flat roofs with big eaves, rows of windows and horizontal lines. Developed in the Midwest by architectural trailblazer Frank Lloyd Wright, the prairie style was built based on the idea that a home should serve all practical needs without being overly embellished or showy. It was influenced by the Arts and Crafts Movement and features many of the same concepts such as built-in furniture, simple materials and open floor plans.
Popular in the Midwest, the prairie home is known for its defining horizontal lines. Prairie was influenced by the Arts and Crafts Movement and features many of the same concepts such as built-in furniture, simple materials and open floor plans. Prairie-style homes also feature long flat roofs, rows of windows, horizontal lines and organic patterns.
At a mere 400 square feet (of enclosed space), this tiny cabin actually meets the size requirements to be considered a park model RV. With gorgeous cedar wood siding and an impressive prairie-style design, the cozy home belongs in its own category.
A current take on the modern white box model of the 1960s and 1970s, this home is cool, clean and sleek. Its cantilevered, flat roof is reminiscent of prairie-style architecture, adding another interesting element to the exterior.
A stained cedar fence guarantees privacy in this home's side yard, where a mix of pine and oak trees, ornamental grasses and drought-tolerant perennials comprise the landscape design. The home's eco-friendly, exterior building materials include both smooth and scraped synthetic limestone blocks and fiber-cement siding, a product composed of 50-percent recycled content (fly ash) and wood fiber pulp supplied from sustainably managed forests.
The simple design of the craftsman era is evident in this prairie style home. Square porch columns and low-pitched roofs are characteristic of this style. Dark green awnings standout against a neutral exterior.
The Craftsman-style home features stunning architectural details, from the exposed beams and columns to the crown molding and wainscoting. The comfortable living room has cushy armchairs and a sofa centered on a classic brick fireplace.
From this side of the garden, guests can see that the home is two-stories tall and features a wood frame structure, gable roof and two porches. Palmetto trees flank the exterior for a true South Carolina look -- all that's missing is the classic crescent moon.
The five bedroom, five bathroom prairie style home has been fully restored to its original beauty but updated for today's living. Built from 1908-1912, there's a certain appreciation for the architectural details, including the gorgeous craftsman-style windows. The large reflecting pool adds a unique element to the design.
This 4,000 sq. ft. coastal retreat features a classic blue Craftsman-style exterior with cedar-inspired shingles, dormer windows and tapered entryway columns. Two copper outdoor lights are placed above the two-car garage with a fun weather vane at the top of the home.