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The Craftsman Modular Home: An Architectural Bastion of Artistic Independence

Posted on Dec 28th, 2015 by Westchester | Posted in: Modular Home Style Series

The American Craftsman is an architectural style that emphasizes individual vision and an attention to detail not seen in other residential structures. It’s remained popular with homeowners for over one hundred years, due largely to its emphasis on a simple but elegant aesthetic. Born out of an artistic movement that valued originality in creative pursuits and strayed from creating things that were of uniform appearance, a Craftsman home is an expression of an architect’s singular approach and the product of focused labor by a team of skilled construction professionals. It is by its very nature accessible: a pioneering work available to everyday people. Let’s take a look at the history and unique design features of the Craftsman and consider whether […]

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Why You Should Consider a Ranch Modular Home

Posted on Dec 21st, 2015 by Westchester | Posted in: Modular Home Style Series

The ranch-style home is a uniquely American architectural achievement. Embedded in most folks’ memories as the Brady Bunch home, its utilitarian, down-to-earth appearance has appealed to thousands of homeowners nationwide for over eighty years. Let’s take a look at what makes ranch homes unique, so you can decide if one is the right fit for you and your family.     History of the Ranch Style Home Cliff May is widely considered the father of the modern California-style ranch home. As a young man living in southern California, he had ample opportunity to observe and absorb the design features of the Spanish colonial homes built on ranches, which were popular in his part of the country. May, who was not […]

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