The first structures humans ever made were shelters from the elements. We’ve been building houses since the dawn of man, and in that time we’ve have been many interesting types of houses from the beautiful to the basic. This list will cover as many different types of houses as I can unearth in my research.
Connected Farm – a farmhouse in England.
Housebarn – housing with a barn attached to it.
Longhouse – house with a number of families living I it.
Laneway House – a house attached to a main house that feeds to the back lane.
Linked Houses – Houses sharing a foundation but detached.
Log home or Log cabin – House built using logs that have been cut but not sawn off to create timber.
Lustron House – This is basically a pre fabricated house.
Manor House – a big house mainly built of the nobles with many rooms.
Mansion – This is a luxurious house that is built with its own access road, front lawns and well tended gardens and botanical fields.
McMansion – Expensive tract housing that have the appearance of mansions but are generic, sometimes not well-made, and are incongruous with other housing areas in the neighborhood.
Manufactured House – prefabricated house that is designed far away from the place where it will be established. The parts are transported to the site for assembling using containers.
Microhouse – a small house
Monolithic Dome – Housing with a dome at the top
Minka – Japanese traditional housing
Mudhif – A reed house in Iraq
Octagon House – A 19th century house with an octogonal floor plan.
Patio House – A house with an open roof.
Pit-House – A house from the ground.
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